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New triple wormers for horses

Posted on November 30, 2010 at 6:25 PM

There is resistance to the drug ivermectin by the horse roundworm (Parascaris equorum) which can cause intestinal blockages and/or colic in foals. As ivermectin is found in the majority of wormers in the market these days some drug companies have developed triple drug horse wormers to counteract any resistance.

 

Equitak excell (green) contains Abamecin/oxfendazole/praziquantel

 

Equimax elevation contains ivermectin/pyrantel embonate/praziqnatel

 

Horse owners should use a triple wormer for the first year of worming for foals.

Categories: Horses

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