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DEWORMING PROGRAM FOR AN ADULT HORSE


APPROXIMATE DATES:

1 January Quest Plus

15 March Benzimidazole type paste/Panacur Power Pack (see note  notes below)  Have a fecal examination performed to ensure adequacy of the deworming program.

30 May    Ivermectin liquid (This is also the time  of year you need to update vaccines: EWT, Flu, Rhino, West Nile, Rabies, as  well as a general physical, teeth floated  and have a Coggins done)

1 September   Strongid/pyrantel paste

1 November   Ivermectin/Eqvalan Liquid or Quest; Have a fecal examination performed to determine efficacy of the deworming program.


*** Benzimidazole type pastes include: Fenbendazole, Oxibendazole, etc. These drugs, members of the benzimidazole chemical group, should be rotated among themselves. Tube deworming and an annual Panacur Power Pack are also recommended.  All deworming medications should be purchased from a licensed veterinarian, to ensure quality and proper use of each product.

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