Month: August 2022

Unintentional selective breeding of equine parasites for resistance.

Selective breeding of parasites for resistance has been occurring since the time the first deworming medications were developed and used. As the use of these medications increase the speed at which resistance to parasites developed increases as well. This phenomenon also occurred in other fields as well such as bacteriology and agriculture (insect pest and weed control). However, this article… Read more »

What affects you horses egg count?

Does sending your horses stool samples through the mail affect the accuracy of the count? Also, does the temperature or time of year affect this accuracy? Here is what Horsemen’s Laboratory has found out about sending horses stool samples through the mail for thirty years. The most important factor affecting the accuracy of fecal egg… Read more »