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  • Whats the best wormer to give a horse that kills all worms

 
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    05-19-2011, 09:02 AM
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Foal
whats the best wormer?

In your opinion what do you personally think is the best wormer?
     
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    05-19-2011, 10:04 AM
  #2
Foal
Quest gel is my favorite. But I always switch the wormer every other month as recommend by the vets. I also use zimectrin gold, strongid, and panacur.
     
    05-19-2011, 12:01 PM
  #3
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There is no such thing as favorite dewormer (not wormer BTW ). Each prevents from different range of worms.

I switch + do fecal count once/year. Zimmectin Gold is my favorite for tape worms.
     
    05-19-2011, 12:42 PM
  #4
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I agree with Kitten that there is no one best deworming product.

I do fecal counts and deworm 2x per year, I use Quest Plus in the spring (when I can get it, not the case this year) (It kills less dung beetles so I am told) and Equimax in the fall.

I will not use Zimectrin Gold because my horse had a reaction to it. Equimax also has a higher amount of the active ingredient.
     
    05-19-2011, 02:31 PM
  #5
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Originally Posted by Alwaysbehind    
Equimax also has a higher amount of the active ingredient.
I tried this one once and they liked it (if it's even applicable to dewormers) the least: spat all over the place for like 30 mins. I have to check the ingredients though - I always thought those tape worms ones are the same in ingredients.
     
    05-19-2011, 02:45 PM
  #6
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They are the same ingredients, just different quantities.

Equimax is 1.87% Ivermectin and 14.03% Praziquantel.
Zimectrin Gold is 1.55% Ivermectin and 7.75% Praziquantel.
     

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