De-Worming Donkeys, Horses and Mules


Spring is here! Ask your vet to check the poop and stop parasites quickly.

Donkey Whisperer Farm ®

Worming Donkeys, Mules and Horses

Parasite Prevention:

  • Remove manure daily from paddock, stalls and pastures.
  • Be sure pastures and paddocks are well-drained and not overpopulated.
  • Compost manure rather than spreading it on fields where horses graze.
  • Use a feeder for hay. Do not feed on the ground.
  • Initiate effective fly control programs.​​
  • Give a fecal sample to your vet in the spring and summer
  • Weigh your equine to know the weight. Select Tape Weigh Equine When giving the wormer be sure to hold the head up as most donkeys will spit the wormer out.

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Fecal Sample – Ask your vet to check the poop out. Your vet is the best source for parasite control. Why? Parasites are becoming resistant to wormer. The immune system is compromised when we over worm and the equine has no parasites. Talk to your vet…

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De-Worming Donkeys, Horses and Mules


Worming Donkeys, Mules and Horses

Parasite Prevention:

  • Remove manure daily from paddock, stalls and pastures.
  • Be sure pastures and paddocks are well-drained and not overpopulated.
  • Compost manure rather than spreading it on fields where horses graze.
  • Use a feeder for hay. Do not feed on the ground.
  • Initiate effective fly control programs.​​
  • Give a fecal sample to your vet in the spring and summer
  • Weigh your equine to know the weight. Select Tape Weigh Equine When giving the wormer be sure to hold the head up as most donkeys will spit the wormer out.

Select  Hay Pillow 

Fecal Sample – Ask your vet to check the poop out. Your vet is the best source for parasite control. Why? Parasites are becoming resistant to wormer. The immune system is compromised when we over worm and the equine has no parasites. Talk to your vet. Spring and Summer.

 


Donkeys, Mules and Horses – Parasites, resistant free WORMS


Donkey Whisperer Farm ®

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Did you know over worming your equine can cause resistant free parasites?

Yes! I rescued a few equine in 2014 and purchased two mini donkeys. I have been fighting Ivermectin Resistant Free worms for almost two years. This is serious business. Just when my fecal count comes back solved the host equine starts it up again.

Please do not just worm your donkeys, horses and mules every other month without a fecal test. Like people with antibiotics resistance free parasites are becoming a serious problem on farms.

What We Should Do To Prevent Worms?

  1. Pick up the poop every day, compost, do not drag out in the field they eat in until the poop is 100% compost, removing parasites.
  2. Keep any host (equine with worms) separate from the rest of the equine until the fecal test confirms parasites are gone.
  3. Do a fecal sample in the spring and fall.
  4. When you…

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