News — Parasites
Preparing Animals for Summer
Dr. Paul's Lab Parasites Pinkeye Sea-90 Summer
May is a transition month as we move from the variable weather of Spring to the warm early Summer weather by the end of the month. For the health of our animals going into Summer there are some things to consider. PARASITES: Internal parasites produce more eggs as the spring progresses. Before turnout onto pasture, it is beneficial to control parasite load. I am seeing issues with the commercial wormers such as Ivomec, Eprinex, Cydectin, and Panacur/Safeguard with resistance development. Administering these just before turnout simply seeds the pasture with resistant worm eggs. Using a natural wormer such as Dr...
Fall Strategies for Managing Internal Parasites
Internal parasites can influence the health, productivity, and vitality of cattle, sheep, and goats. Their affects are most significantly seen in younger animals, as there is a level of immunity that gets acquired with age. Managing parasites is not only about choosing a good dewormer, but also about formulating a complete program for control. The parasites we are focusing on are primarily the stomach and intestinal worms. The most common and harmful of these include Ostertagia, Cooperia, Haemonchus, and Trichostrongylus. Practices established to control these also will address the other internal parasites. These parasites have evolved to maximize their reproductive...
Internal Parasites In Ruminants
Dr. Paul's Lab Parasites Ruminants
As we get to the end of the grazing season, it is a good time to deworm your livestock. If you are looking for natural/organic products to use, consider these great products from Dr. Paul’s Lab: Eliminate Boluses, CGS Remedy, S&G Pills.