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shrekfeet

  • Joined Sep 2008
fluke treatment
« on: January 13, 2010, 10:07:51 am »
How do I know if I need to fluke my sheep. Should I do it simply as a matter of course? I checked with the vet and was informed that if you have no standing water then Fluke should not be a problem. Can I fluke in-lamb ewes?

Rosemary

  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Barry, Angus, Scotland
    • The Accidental Smallholder
Re: fluke treatment
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2010, 12:00:26 pm »
Others will know more about this than me but I'm pretty sure a worm egg count test will show presence of fluke. I thin it will be an incerasing problem with a wetter climate. The intermediate host for fluke is a water snail, hence the reference to wet pasture.

I use a combined wormer and flukicide - Fasimec Duo S. The blurb recommends using it twice a year for ewes in winter, prelambing, and in autumn. Replacement lambs to be done in the autumn. It has a 27 day withdrawal period for sheep.

 

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