FAMACHA Score Four Sheep in 30 Seconds

Last week we shared an article about the problem of parasite resistance to worming medications and covered worming practices that may help or hurt resistance. FAMACHA© scoring is one of the tools ava

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2 thoughts on “FAMACHA Score Four Sheep in 30 Seconds

  1. Why do you not recommend culling the treated animals? Probably easier to develop resistant sheep than to avoid resistance in the parasites.

  2. One issue with parasite treatment in general is that medications that treat parasites also tend to make the animal’s manure toxic to dung beetles. At least that’s my impression as a layperson

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