Faecal egg count reduction test

RACHEL WHITEHEAD Grazing ruminants in New Zealand are rarely free of worm infection, though effects on stock health and productivity vary widely. Clinical effects of enteric parasitism include ill thrift, diarrhoea, anaemia, and death in severe cases. The degree of damage is influenced by the numbers and identities of the parasites present, host age, immunity, […]

Consumable of the month

Do you order laboratory consumable items from us online or via our order form?  If you need just one blood tube or swab, or enough for a herd, we’ve got you covered. Our featured consumable item in July is faecal egg counts (FEC) kits. These kits contain everything you require for collecting samples for multiple […]

Ovine parasitology toolbox

. . . target, review investigate. Find a link to our fabulous new brochure here! It covers testing options and detailed recommendations for best practice: – Targeted drenching – parasite burden and identifcation – Drench review – monitoring drench effectiveness – Investigation – of anthelmentic resistance You can also call your local Territory Manager to […]