Can you give Equest Pramox to a foal?

Can you give Equest Pramox to a foal?

Moxidectin-based products (e.g. Equest) must never be used in foals under 4 months of age, and Praziquantel-based products (Equest Pramox, Eqvalan Duo) shouldn’t be used in foals less than 6 months. Once weaned at 4–6 months of age, regular treatments every 3–4 months are recommended until the age of 18 months.

How do you administer the Equest Pramox?

To dose the product, hold the syringe as previously described. Each tick mark relates to 25 kg of body weight and to 10mg moxidectin/62.5 mg praziquantel. Turn the dial ring until the left side of the ring lines up with the weight of the animal. A single syringe treats a 700 kg horse.

Can you give Equest Pramox?

Between now and early January is the time the to de-worm your horse with Equest Pramox. Faecal worm egg counts (WECs) can be carried out from March-April onwards and these should be done every 2-3 months throughout the grazing season.

How often can you give Equest Pramox?

Give a single application of Equest in Summer and Winter and Equest Pramox in Spring and Autumn. This alternate dosing every 13 weeks will control encysted small redworms, large redworm, bots and tapeworms.

How do you care for a 6 month old foal?

6 months of age, feed up to 1# of foal ration per 100# body weight, plus at least 1# hay/100# weight. It is best to feed more hay, especially quality alfalfa hay. Overfeeding grain can cause a problem with the joints called epiphysitis; this occurs because of the low calcium and high energy in grains.

What shots do Newborn foals need?

It is generally advised that foals be vaccinated beginning at an appropriate age with a series of immunizations against tetanus, sleeping sickness, influenza, rhinopneumonitis and West Nile virus.

What is the difference between Equest and Equest Pramox?

Equest contains only moxidectin while Equest Pramox has the addition of praziquantel meaning it also treats tapeworm.

When is the best time to use Equest Pramox?

Equest Pramox should be used in late autumn or winter to protect against enxysted small redworm and is ideal to use in Spring and Autumn as part of your regular horse worming programme.

When do you start Haltering a foal?

Foals can be halter broken after they are at least 1 week old. Before this age, the foal’s neck might be easily injured if pulled. When the foal is gentled so that it readily accepts human touch, slip a correctly fitting halter with a long, cotton lead line over its neck.

What does Equest Wormer treat?

Equest treats all common horse worms , including Bots (Bot fly larvae) and developing and inhibited encysted small redworms at the standard dose. Equest is licensed to control benzimidazole resistant strains of cyathostomins.

When should you vaccinate foals?

Vaccinations of the foal should start at 4-6 months of age when the foal will start making its own immunity. Once a vaccine is given for the first time it should be boostered in 3-4 weeks, so the body builds adequate immunity.

Can you give foals ivermectin?

Foals should be dewormed every month until they are 18 months old. We usually recommend using fenbendazole for the first four months. After that time, an ivermectin product may be used, but ONLY if you have been deworming your foal as regularly as we have recommended.

What age can you use pramox on a horse?

Equest and Equest Pramox are licensed for use in foals over 4 months and 6.5 months of age respectively. Both Equest and Equest Pramox are safe for use in breeding, pregnant and lactating mares 1.

What is in eQuest pramox for horses?

Equest Pramox contains Moxidectin and Praziquantel. Equest contains Moxidectin. Equest, which contains Moxidectin, treats a broad range of worms including large and small strongyles (redworm), large roundworm, bots, pinworm and threadworm. Equest Pramox also contains Praziquantel and so is also licensed to treat tapeworms 1.

Can pramox be used to treat tapeworms?

Equest Pramox also contains Praziquantel and so is also licensed to treat tapeworms 1. Equest and Equest Pramox are the only products licensed to treat encysted small redworm in a single dose.