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Understanding the Stomach Worm Problem

Current Industry Status

Internal parasites are a major threat to the meat goats breeders today. Problems associated with the internal parasites include:

 Cause of the Problems

Trying to prevent or control the parasites in goats is increasingly difficult due to generations of overuse and improper use of the de-wormers available to the breeders. This has resulted in increasing resistance by parasites to the de-wormers. This resistance to the de-wormers has now been identified world wide and no new de-wormers are in the pipeline to save the industry.

 Factors that contribute to parasites in goats

Signs of the parasite