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Efficacy of avermectins and milbemicins anthelmintics derivatives being used for five years in an equine farm

The efficacy of parasite control with broad spectrum anthelmintics, used for over five years on a Thoroughbred herd was evaluated. The animals were kept on semi-intensive pasture regimen. During this study the horses received Ivermectin (Eqvalan®) and Moxidectin (Equest®); both treatments were given orally. The epg number was zero for most animals troughout the trial.

anthelmintics; ivermectin; moxidectin; horses

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