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  • Listerine and pin worms

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    12-12-2012, 12:57 PM
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Foal
New defininition for the name Wormtail.....

The horse we just perchased for my fiance has rubbed the top of his tail to nothing,it was so when we bought him. The previous owners girlfriend said she wormed him about a month ago. I don't know what she used but Im planning to give him a zimectrin gold.Im thinking maybe pinworms? A friend said to use listerine on his tail to stop the itching for him,anyone heard of doing this? I was thinking raw skin + listerine = ouch?
     
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    12-12-2012, 02:09 PM
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Green Broke
I've heard of that remedy, but never had to use it, myself. I'd guess that Listerine would help if the problem is really a mild infection on the skin itself, but wouldn't be effective against worms. I believe pinworms do show up in a fecal egg count, so that's something you might look into to decide your course of action.
     
    12-12-2012, 11:06 PM
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Yearling
Deworm him and clean his sheath. Be sure to check for a bean. And then clean under his tail too and make sure it isnt crusty. Tail rubbing is typically caused by one of those things. Sheath is often overlooked


If he does have pinworms you will need to reworm him in about 3 weeks also to break the cycle. Any Ivermectin product will do it for the first dose. Id use a plain Ivermectin product first since you don't know the exact history (assuming this horse appears healthy otherwise) and follow up with Quest Plus in a few weeks to be sure he's cleaned out. JMO.
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