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and worms in goats

Fast Fact: Few sheep and goat worms infect cattle

While goats and sheep share the same worms, very few of these also infect cattle, but importantly, goats can be infected by the brown stomach worm from cattle. This allows cattle (only adult cattle [or even horses] for goats) to be used successfully to prepare low worm-risk paddocks for the more susceptible lambing ewes, kidding does and weaner sheep or goats.

Feature articles

Zolvix™ Plus providing efficacy and easier management of drench resistance

by Lewis Kahn, ParaBoss Executive Officer & Nick Rolls, Elanco Animal Health

Zolvix (monepantel) as a single active has been available in Australia since late 2010. The release of the dual-active combination Zolvix Plus, will provide better drench resistance management. >> Read more.

Winter is here; could early season flystrike treatment work for you?

from the FlyBoss web site

This treatment relies on total suppression of all early strikes and can reduce strikes later in the season. >> Read more.

Rubbing sheep? Is it from lice?

from the LiceBoss web site

While lice are the number one cause of rubbing, sometimes there are other causes. Use the LiceBoss Rubbing Tool to help determine the cause of rubbing. >> Use the LiceBoss Rubbing Tool.

Adult goats are susceptible to coccidiosis

from the WormBoss web site

While sheep develop strong immunity to coccidiosis, goats remain more susceptible at all ages. Good hygiene, particularly with goats in small areas, is essential for prevention. >> Read more.


Cattle share few worms with sheep and goats
Early season flystrike prevention can reduce fly pressure later in the season
Adult goats can also be affected by Coccidiosis. Image courtesy Melissa O'Garr, Hunnybee farm and pet photography