Wednesday, October 1, 2014

What About New Dewormers?

Why does it take so long for new dewormers to become available on the market for small ruminants?  Some producers may be wondering: when are the drug companies going to bring out some new dewormers (anthelmintics)?  What is the problem?  Why are we having to rely on “old” drugs that, in many cases, are no longer working as they should?

To learn more, read the latest Timely Topic from the American Consortium for Small Ruminant Parasite Control. It is written by Dr. Adriano Vatta, a veterinarian from Zoetis. Dr. Vatta was involved with the initial testing of the FAMACHA© system (in South Africa).

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