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post #1 of 7 Old 02-10-2010, 01:51 PM Thread Starter
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Dewormer for the preggo

What dewormer do youvuse for your preggo mare, or what dewormer have you heard is the safest and best for broodmares?
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post #2 of 7 Old 02-13-2010, 07:59 PM
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They say on the package if there safe or not.
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post #3 of 7 Old 02-13-2010, 08:16 PM
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I was using Safeguard (fenbendazole) on my pregnant mare but was told by another user here on the forums that it's not a good choice on mature horses, to use ivermec instead and that it's safe for pregnant/lactating mares.
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post #4 of 7 Old 02-14-2010, 01:10 PM
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ivermectin is safe but don't use it before day 60 and don't use it the last 30 days. And do NOT use ivermectin gold or quest or anything with something added to the iver.

I have used strongid and Panacur too but only occasionally and only after day 60 and before last 30 days. Read each package.
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post #5 of 7 Old 02-14-2010, 02:32 PM
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I used Ivrmectin Gold before I knew Rosie was pregnant. What will that do? Now you have me SCARED!!!
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post #6 of 7 Old 02-18-2010, 07:36 PM
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hopefully it was early enough that the blood supply to the fetus wasn't established yet and baby didn't get any. She is still pregnant, so they do survive in spite of whatever we do. LOL .
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post #7 of 7 Old 02-18-2010, 08:08 PM
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Thank you once again JB44!
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