treatment for trichuris worm?

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  1. Hawkfamily

    Hawkfamily Well-Known Member

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    Just wondering what you are using/doing for whipworm or trichuris? Is there something different?
     
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  3. oberhaslikid

    oberhaslikid Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Panacur is the only wormer to kill whip worms.Is this in your dog?Goats dont get whipworms.
     
  4. Hawkfamily

    Hawkfamily Well-Known Member

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    Hi, thanks for your reply. hmmmm
    We had to put a goat down last week and had an autopsy done with the Ministry of Agriculture. The goat had a genetic heart defect but also had a number of worms. The one that the report mentioned is TRICHURIS, which requires a whip worm deworming agent (this is what the guy said). I assumed, without knowing much about worms, that trichuris and whip worm were one and the same.... perhaps, then, the trichuris requires a whip worm deworming agent???? Does this make sense?

    My next question, then, would be...... we only have one remaining goat now. Should we treat her with Panacur, like with tapeworms, at 4x horse dose for 3 days in a row???
    Is this all we should treat her with at this time - or do we do Panacur in combination with another dewormer?

    jodi

    p.s. can dogs get worms from the goats?
     
  5. GoatTalkr9

    GoatTalkr9 Well-Known Member

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    I'm not Oberhaslikid..but here are a few more links to make your decision. I'd hate to see you not worm,especially since you've had one die already and gotten the autopsy report back on it.
    http://www.inform.umd.edu/EdRes/Topic/AgrEnv/ndd/goat/STOMACH_WORMS.html
    http://www.cm-d.com/buckeye/tech_manual/8_32.html-talks about whipworms in goats and ability to pass on to dogs.
    http://www.newrossvet.com/parasite_control.htm
    -discusses whipworm/trichuris,and best way to treat it with wormer.
    Each link talks about trichuris and how to treat it. Good luck!
     
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    oberhaslikid Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I almost lost my LGD from whip worms this spring and I took her to the vet and the vet said that goats dont get whip worms.I asked and the dogs worms are different from the goats.Panacur for dogs is alot stronger dose than horse Panacur.the horse Panacur (Benzimidazole) is what your looking for and it comes in a paste that is what you dose 3x to a goat.NOT the dog Panacur.