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Stomach Worms

Trichostrongylus axei

Horses become infected when they graze with cattle, sheep and goats.  Once infected they may then transmit the infection between themselves.

Size Appearance

Up to 7mm long, small and hairlike

Location In Horse

Lives in the stomach causing irritation and damage to the stomach lining

Symptoms

Diarrhoea
Weight loss
Loss of appetite

Life Cycle


Treatment

The only way to treat stomach worm is with anthelmintics (wormers) containing any of the chemicals ivermectin, moxidectin, benzamidazole or pyrantel embonate