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Parasite Watch - 22nd July 2019

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Parasite Watch - 22nd July 2019
By Wynnstay Animal Health Team 1 month ago

In the South West we are seeing the second peak of Nematodirus and high roundworm counts and positive fluke samples demonstrate there may be a need to treat mixed infestations.

High roundworm counts being recorded, in the South East so ensure appropriate treatment.

In the North West high Nematodiru sand roundworm risk increased potential for growth rate loss and disease. Regular treatment is now required for flies.

In the North East high Nematodirus and roundworm risk increased potential for growth rate loss and disease. Regular treatment is now required for flies.


SOUTH WEST

Nematodirus challenge has rebounded, showing a second peak, younger lambs may be at risk . This coupled with high roundworm counts means treatment choice is critical to treat all worms.

Tested farms are showing positive fluke samples be aware of mixed infestations.

The opportunity has passed for the use of insect growth regulators for treatment of flies.

SMS COPY: Second peak of Nematodirus and high roundworm counts and positive fluke samples demonstrate there may be a need to treat mixed infestations.


SOUTH EAST

Nematodirus challenge low, however farms are showing high roundworm counts throughout the area.

The opportunity has passed for the use of insect growth regulators for treatment of flies.

SMS COPY: High roundworm counts being recorded, ensure appropriate treatment.


NORTH WEST

Nematodirus challenge remains, along with roundworm creating potential growth rate checks. Ensure treatment choice is suitable for all parasites impacting lambs.

The opportunity has passed for the use of insect growth regulators for treatment of flies.

SMS COPY: High Nematodirus and roundworm risk increased potential for growth rate loss and disease. Regular treatment is now required for flies.


NORTH EAST

Nematodirus challenge remains, along with roundworm creating potential growth rate checks. Ensure treatment choice is suitable for all parasites impacting lambs.

The opportunity has passed for the use of insect growth regulators for treatment of flies.

SMS COPY: High Nematodirus and roundworm risk increased potential for growth rate loss and disease. Regular treatment is now required for flies.