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post #1 of 4 Old 03-20-2009, 04:27 PM Thread Starter
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Deworming pregnant mare

Which is the safest to use? I have heard fenbendazole paste is the safest but what if she had that the last time? I hate to use the same thing again. I'm not 100% sure what she was wormed with last time though so I'll have to find out (we just got her a few weeks ago). She's due in May and is due for wormer now.

What do you suggest?
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post #2 of 4 Old 03-20-2009, 05:30 PM
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Fenbendazole is great for younf foals. As for adult mares every other product is fine.
I used to deworm my mare with alternating Moxydactin, Ivermectin and Pyrantel.
We do not have Fenbendazole in Israel and I am trying to find a way to import it to here for my filly...
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post #3 of 4 Old 04-01-2009, 05:15 PM
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you can worm your pregnant mare with anything. It shouldn't affect her or the unborn foal and fenbendazole is very good for young foals as well.
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post #4 of 4 Old 04-02-2009, 12:07 AM
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We recently had an outbreak of Neck Thread Worms and had to double dose all of the horses with Ivermectin. One of the horses is my pregnant mare. In my research, I saw that many of the vet schools and clinics recommend worming pregnant mares with an Ivermectin product one month prior to foaling.
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