Parasite Control

How big of a deal is anthelmintic resistance in sheep?

Anthelmintic resistance is one of the biggest challenges to the health and profitability of sheep and affects the entire sheep industry. A recent study found that parasitic worms has been estimated to cost the European livestock industry more than €1.8 billion per year, with drug resistance costing at least €38 […]

2022-05-11T10:45:41+00:00May 11th, 2022|Parasite Control, Sheep|

Don’t cough up for respiratory parasites – Huskvac

With turnout hopefully not too far around the corner now is the opportune time to get Lungworm control fresh in your minds to avoid losses at a later date.

Lungworm (also known as ‘husk’, ‘hoose’ and ‘parasitic bronchitis’) is caused by the parasite Dictyocaulus viviparus. Animals are infected after grazing on […]

2022-02-16T12:17:11+00:00February 16th, 2022|Parasite Control, Youngstock|

Time to talk Fluke

Liver Fluke (Fasciola hepatica) is an ever-present concern in livestock farming, particularly in dairy where treatments are limited due to long withdrawal periods. Unlike worms, animals do not develop any immunity to fluke infection and can be reinfected each year or even every few weeks in particularly high-risk areas. Winter […]

2022-01-12T13:31:10+00:00January 12th, 2022|Parasite Control|
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