ridecamp@endurance.net: Re: Daily Wormers

Re: Daily Wormers

C.M.Newell (reshan@deyr.ultranet.com)
Wed, 19 Mar 1997 08:41:24 -0500

At 10:17 PM 3/18/97 PST, you wrote:
>I am speaking with no authority whatsoever, but everything I have
>heard regarding daily wormers has been negative. I'd have to do
>some research to be specific, but it just strikes me everytime I
>read about these wormers. I am inclined to say it creates a
>deficiency of some sort. The statement you made regarding a mild
>poison on a daily basis is frightening. Think about that. Ask
>some veterinarians, not just one. Use common sense. Would you do
>this to yourself? Yikes!!!

OK, just to put in a good word for the stuff--I have a gelding who
was a fussy eater, picky about hay, hard to keep weight on. The "daily
wormer" has done him a lot of good--better appetite, and easier to maintain
No, he's not an endurance horse, but he does foxhunt.
It ain't the be all and end all of anthelmintics, but it isn't a
product of the devil's own pharmacy either.
--CMNewell, DVM

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