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March 2014 news

Why ‘Test before you drench’ if you already know the answer?

By Deb Maxwell

When you hear the message, WormTest before you drench, do you think to yourself, "Why bother with this extra cost when I know they need drenching?”

That’s what I used to think and I’ve heard many producers say the same.

But that’s changed and now my sheep need far less drenching, and mostly I have no idea when they are wormy enough for a drench, making the tests are far more valuable. Let me tell you my story…

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