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  1. JulieMe

    Tapeworms

    I just assumed they were tape worms, but not certain. Sorry to gross anyone out, but I'll post a picture. He initially passed the skinny red worms and bots then these longer 2-3" worms started. He'll have kind of a loser stool with them in for a day or so then go back to normal stool for a...
  2. JulieMe

    Tapeworms

    I de-wormed my 5-6 month old mini 10/19 (17 days ago) with Ivermectin Gold and he is still passing tapeworms in his manure! How long with this keep happening? What should my next steps be? He is a rescue from a kill pen and I don't have any background on him. Thank you!! Julie
  3. JulieMe

    Teething Question

    I have miniature weanling that I rescued from the kill lot one month ago. All I was told was that he was old enough to leave his mom who was rescued by someone else. Do miniature horses cut teeth on the same schedule as big horses? My vet was out today to give him his vaccines/coggins and...
  4. JulieMe

    Weanling Rescue Advice

    My precious little guy is now home. We have him and my daughter's OTTB rescue in pens out in the back pasture away from our other horses. I don't believe he had likely ever been handled. It was an adventure getting a halter on him, LOL! His toes are beginning to look like elf feet so I'm...
  5. JulieMe

    Weanling Rescue Advice

    Here is his picture from the lot. I will get better pictures of him tomorrow when I go visit him at the quarantine hub. I cannot wait to bring him home!! I will look to see if anyone in town carries the Purina Mini feed. We do have a TSC but they are horrible about keeping things in stock, ugh!
  6. JulieMe

    Weanling Rescue Advice

    Hello! I am new here and need a quick crash course in miniature weanling care 101. Today I rescued a approx 5 month old weanling colt from a nearby kill lot that got in over 20 minis headed for slaughter. I have experience with big horses, but not one this tiny or this young. I feed my 7...
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