ETN CPD - worming Answers September 2015
1. Name a method of diagnosing a tapeworm infection?
C) Faecal worm egg count
2. Name the most appropriate worming strategy for a horse on a small yard with a stable population of horses.
A) Interval dosing
B) Strategic dosing
C) Targeted strategic dosing
3. It is Spring, the picture shows a horse that has become quite thin and has variable faeces. What is the most likely cause of this horse’s condition?
4. Which of the following signs would indicate an infection with
5. Which parasite will be the most likely cause of unthriftiness in foals?
6. How could you under-dose a horse with wormer?
A) Inaccurate weight estimation
C) Both inaccurate weight estimation and spit-out
7. What is the average amount by which a horse’s weight is underestimated?
8. What is the most important ‘treatment’ in a case of
A) Poo picking
B) Hygiene and environmental management
C) Clipping Hair around the back-end
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