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I will never keep my horse at a farm which has a "standardized deworming program".
3/21/2011 3:57:12 PM
3/21/2011 1:51:15 PM
its not good to use the same product over and over as the parasites develop an immunity to it.
3/21/2011 1:29:08 AM
Daily worming Strongyd c 2X
3/20/2011 8:47:05 PM
I said yes because it has worked well for me for over 30 years!
3/20/2011 2:29:59 PM
only have 2 horses so it is easy to take care of
3/19/2011 11:34:17 PM
No. We definitely use fecal egg count tests. Using dewormer on an as-needed basis.
3/19/2011 10:34:17 PM
strongid 2x daily, ivermectrin may, november
3/19/2011 4:12:39 PM
I use ivermectin every 3 months and treat for bots once per year.
3/18/2011 9:33:59 PM
And will adjust the wormer used per horse/worm/environmental needs.
3/18/2011 1:35:57 PM
I use fecal egg count - barn has a schedule
3/18/2011 8:57:35 AM
Every horse owner is responsible for their own deworming schedule; but the barn will worm the horses
3/18/2011 5:49:47 AM
Stable owners advertise "40 years experience" (of what?)
3/18/2011 3:35:19 AM
I deworm 4 times a year,(AZ) Ivermectin Spring Summer Fall(Habro), Panacur in the Winter.
3/17/2011 5:47:24 PM
Makes things so much easier
3/17/2011 4:16:47 PM
we use Strongid C throughout our barn.
3/17/2011 4:01:12 PM
Right now we are, with the 6 month premium rotation, but i am looking into doing the fecal count
3/17/2011 9:58:57 AM
I run FECs 2x/year to check shedding rate. Then, my vet gives the schedule. No-one else does this.
3/17/2011 2:33:28 AM
I can't stand that my bm is so lax abt worming.
3/16/2011 9:42:12 PM
also use fecal counts
3/16/2011 8:56:58 PM
I board, and all horses are on individual programs
3/16/2011 7:33:31 PM
Rotation with all horses on same wormer at same time.
3/16/2011 6:43:11 PM
And I hate that they do it that way.
3/16/2011 6:27:53 PM
only have 4 horses so I use the same thing on all but only when test shows a need
3/16/2011 4:32:21 PM
No-fecal counts - if I need to worm I use tried and true Ivermectin
3/16/2011 3:13:34 PM
Each owner does his own
3/16/2011 3:00:52 PM
smart pak daily, and ivercare or zimetricn gold every 6months
3/16/2011 12:16:50 PM
Mine are kept at home. I rotate wormers. Don't do fecal egg count.
3/16/2011 11:35:57 AM
I use fecal egg count and 2X per year tube worming. Barn buddies use tube worming and paste.
3/16/2011 10:51:43 AM
I personally do fecal egg counts
3/16/2011 10:44:09 AM
Yes, but I wish they did FECs instead
3/16/2011 8:58:46 AM
I don't go to the barn as often
3/16/2011 8:47:50 AM
fewer trips, consolidate shopping into one trip around town
3/16/2011 7:42:30 AM
We all follow a similar, but not identical 2-month rotation deworming schedule.
3/16/2011 12:16:41 AM
No, everyone does their own horse.
3/15/2011 11:57:20 PM
Buying a diesel truck to replace my gas truck for better mileage. I'll get triple the mileage per ga
3/15/2011 11:12:30 PM
make more money so gas prices is not an issue
3/15/2011 10:01:02 PM
"i" use fecal egg counting. The barn I'm at does not, even thought I have warned the owner against
3/15/2011 9:48:56 PM
Standardized protocols are NOT the way to go. We implement Pfizer's Horse ID program with our vet.
3/15/2011 9:04:38 PM
Mine are at home so it is easy.
3/15/2011 8:01:05 PM
With deworming program, dehydrated Garlic is added daily as a natural agent for worms.
3/15/2011 7:46:17 PM
ages and worm load dictate type of wormer used
3/15/2011 5:59:42 PM
and we use fecal egg count testing
3/15/2011 5:59:10 PM
i regularly deworm all my horses on a rotation schedule that fits my area.
3/15/2011 5:49:06 PM
"herd" of 2, kept at home
3/15/2011 5:14:32 PM
stay home, being more choosy about which rides i attend, trailer pool with other horse owners. . .
3/15/2011 4:37:32 PM
Used to, but now switching to individual plan based on FEC
3/15/2011 4:26:21 PM
3/15/2011 4:20:12 PM
Have a good wormer rotation going for several years now.
3/15/2011 4:19:31 PM
Commute in a small car, leave the truck for the ranch work and hauling
3/15/2011 4:15:27 PM
I have retired broodmares that never leave farm, no new horses in years, deworm 2x yr only
3/15/2011 4:15:25 PM
not showing as much :(
3/15/2011 3:54:04 PM
yes but I wish we didn't
3/15/2011 3:45:46 PM
We have ours turned out and rotate wormers to include one with praziquantel once a year
3/15/2011 3:08:19 PM
Few horses leave the property, and each owner is very responsible
3/15/2011 3:04:06 PM
Other boarders refuse--they say they can get cheaper dewormer so they don't want to join us.
3/15/2011 12:07:09 PM
Environmental management & keep the horses healthy to naturally be worm resistent. Rarely chem dworm
3/15/2011 11:50:44 AM
There are several vets who see horses at our barn. So, we all go by what are personal vet says.
3/15/2011 10:39:17 AM
3/15/2011 9:15:24 AM
The barn I board at does all the deworming to keep the farm as parasite free as possible.
3/15/2011 9:09:21 AM
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