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Stomach Worms (Draschia megastoma & Habronema muscae)

Stomach wormLifecycle: Stomach worm larvae are ingested by fly maggots in manure. The worms develop inside the maggots. Mature flies then deposit the larvae on the lips, nostrils, wounds and other naturally moist areas of the horse.

How It Gets Into Your Horse: Stomach worm larvae are swallowed as the horse licks the infested area, or they stay in a wound and create oozing, expanding sores.

Dangers If Left Untreated: Stomach worm larvae can expand a wound and prevent healing, causing "summer sores". Larvae deposited in the eyes can cause conjunctivitis. Larvae that are eaten can cause gastritis and tumor-like growths which may rupture.

 

LARGE MOUTH STOMACH WORMS
 
Habronema muscae
Habronema L3 Larvae
Draschia L3 Larvae
fenbendazole
     
ivermectin
     
moxidectin
     
oxfendazole
     
oxibendazole
     
pyrantel pamoate
     
pyrantel tartrate- daily
     
pyrantel tartrate - single      
Based on registered label claims and FOI summaries for each product on file with the FDA; single-dose application.

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