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Autumn and winter worming

Autumn and winter worming

Posted by Wormers-direct on 16th Jan 2020

This article has been very kindly supplied by Ben Gaskell, Pfizer’s veterinary advisorAutumn a …
Herbs for horses

Herbs for horses

Posted by Wormers-direct on 16th Jan 2020

Seaweed - For a healthy musculo-skeletal system.Seaweed is a rich source of trace minerals that ai …
British Equestrian Trade Association

British Equestrian Trade Association

Posted by Wormers-direct on 16th Jan 2020

BETA works tirelessly for the membership and to provide safe shopping channels for the UK rider an …
Worming horses on organic farms

Worming horses on organic farms

Posted by Wormers-direct on 16th Jan 2020

The soil association recommend that rotational and multi-species grazing should be used to control …
Equine worms as a cause of colic

Equine worms as a cause of colic

Posted by Wormers-direct on 15th Jan 2020

A low level of worm infection can lead to weight loss, poor performance, illness in horses and gene …
Neck Threadworm (Onchocerca species)

Neck Threadworm (Onchocerca species)

Posted by Wormers-direct on 15th Jan 2020

The larvae (which are called microfilariae) live in the tissue under the skin and are ingested by …
Equine pinworm - How it affects your horse

Equine pinworm - How it affects your horse

Posted by Wormers-direct on 15th Jan 2020

Pinworm (Oxyuris equi) burden is becoming an increasing problem for UK horse owners.  Pinworm …
Understanding equine tapeworm as a cause of colic

Understanding equine tapeworm as a cause of colic

Posted by Wormers-direct on 14th Jan 2020

Tapeworms are an important and potentially very damaging parasite affecting the horse.  They …
Incorrect worming statistics

Incorrect worming statistics

Posted by Wormers-direct on 13th Jan 2020

According to findings from the 2016 National Equine Health Survey, almost a third of owners are us …

Anthelmintic resistance in horses

Posted by Wormers-direct on 13th Jan 2020

Anthelmintic resistance in horses has been reported since the 1970’s, mainly to the benzimidazole g …
Contra-indications and warnings

Contra-indications and warnings

Posted by Wormers-direct on 13th Jan 2020

To view the latest SPC's (SUMMARY OF PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS) please click here and visit the Pro …
Wormers health and safety warnings

Wormers health and safety warnings

Posted by Wormers-direct on 13th Jan 2020

Safety IssuesInside every pack or on the packaging of licensed worming products for cat dogs and eq …