Livestock Parasite Control. Getting rid of the creepy crawlies!. Anthelmintics. Anthelmintics are compounds used to kill gastro-intestinal parasites. Should be used wisely and sparingly Frequent use of anthelmintics will enable the worms to become resistant to the drugs
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Getting rid of the creepy crawlies!
Drench guns are used with smaller livestock: goats and sheep mainly.
The anthelminthic is drawn into the syringe, and the applicator is inserted into the animal mouth, on top of the tongue, towards the back of the mouth. After depressing the syringe, hold the animals mouth up to help prevent them from spitting the medication out.
Always read the label directions and administer the proper dosage for the size and age of the animal.
Be sure to read all warnings on the medication as to species, age, size, pregnancy, and withdrawal period.