ETN CPD - worming Answers September 2016
1. What proportion of horses in a livery yard is likely to have a high worm burden?
2. Following a faecal worm egg count (FWEC), which of the following results is considered to be indicative of a significant worm burden?
A) Less than 50 eggs per gram of faeces
B) Less than 100 eggs per gram of faeces
C) More than 100 eggs per gram of faeces but less than 150 epg
D) More than 200 eggs per gram of faeces
3. Which of the following active ingredients can be used to treat encysted cyathostomes?
4. Which of the following statements concerning FWECs is false?
A) They do not detect the encysted stages of small redworms
B) FWECs are not directly correlated with number of worms
C) They provide little or no information on levels of parasite infection over the winter months
D) They detect the presence of tapeworms
5. Which of the following statements is true?
A) Most horse owners know the accurate weight of their horse
B) Many horse owners over-estimate the weight of their horse
C) On average, horse owners under-estimate the weight of their horse by 20%
D) Very few horses weigh over 600kg
6. The contents of a syringe wormer is between which volume range?
A) 5 to 10 ml
B) 10 to 20 ml
C) 15 to 30 ml
D) 20 to 40 ml
7. In the French Ministry study, what proportion of horses spat out some wormer paste?
8. Which of the following statements is true?
A) Spitting out a bit of wormer doesn’t matter
B) Under-dosing of a wormer can help the development of wormer resistance
C) Ivermectin and moxidectin are safe for dogs
D) SQPs don’t have to advise on the safe administration of wormer
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