Internal Parasites[medium]

Created by foxgirl_80 

Upgrade to
remove ads

Scrape them off with a sharp edged tool or sandpaper (you can also wash them with insecticide in warm water to cause hatching & death), clipping

How can you remove bot eggs?

The immature, worm like form into which certain insects hatch from the egg

Define Larvae

Life cycle

What cycle must be broken to prevent infestation of a horse with internal parasites?

Because they differ in their effectiveness

Why is it necessary to know which deworming agent is effective against specific parasites?

Pinworms, lice, ticks, or mites

When a horse rubs his rump against posts or other objects, what parasite would you suspect?

Two years of age

Internal parasites are particularly harmful to foals & colts up to what age?

Young horses

Generally speaking, what age horses are ascarid & pinworm infestation restricted to?

Paste

What is the most common form of antiparasitic compounds for horses?

All ages

What age horses are affected by strangles & bots?

Their range was much larger - they didn't graze in the same place for long period of time, thus the chance for reinfestation was low

Why are wild horses seldom bothered by massive internal parasites infestation?

To reduce the contamination of the of the environment with eggs OR To interrupt the parasite's life cycle

What is the objective of any worming program?

Ascarid larvae or worms

What is the most common cause attributed to coughing, pot bellies & rough haircoats in young foals?

In the mouth

Where on the horse do bot eggs hatch?

Exposes them to the sun

How does dragging pastures kill intestinal parasites?

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set