When should I deworm and vaccinate my foal?
Posted 06 October 2005 - 08:30 PM
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Posted 06 October 2005 - 09:26 PM
We start worming our foals at 2 months and once a month after that until they are 1 year old! We give them there first shots at 5 to 6 months of age or as our vet recommends, with a booster shot 30 days after the first! The Umbilical stump sometimes takes a while to dry up and fall off! As long as there is no swelling around the stump, it should be just fine! We love to watch the babies play here also!
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Posted 06 October 2005 - 09:41 PM
My vet recommends vaccinations beginning at 6 mo. for my area/horses, and worming to begin at 6 weeks as a rule. Zimectrin is a good wormer to use as it has a high safety margin, also Eqvelan, or pyrantel, I think it is is a good one, but definitely run it by your vet.
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Posted 06 October 2005 - 11:33 PM
Posted 07 October 2005 - 02:25 AM
DUMP THE CHECKREIN!!!!!
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Posted 07 October 2005 - 09:07 AM
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