Deworm debunk: Do you deworm at the first frost?

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Did you know that some parasites just love the cold weather? Here’s the gen from parasitologist Martin Nielsen.

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2 thoughts on “Deworm debunk: Do you deworm at the first frost?

  • October 14, 2019 at 6:02 pm
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    We Always deworming Spring and Fall. It’s not the frost killing parasites myth it’s the myth of them going dormant. It’s not really an issue except to newcomers.

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    • November 7, 2019 at 9:46 am
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      Parasites going dormant is not a myth. Small strongyle larvae undergo arrested development as part of the normal life cycle. It just doesn’t have any relationship with the occurrence of frost.

      Sincerely,

      Martin K Nielsen

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