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Combating anthelmintic resistance on calf-to-beef farms

29 October 2020
Type Factsheet

A Teagasc Green Acres Calf to Beef Fact Sheet

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Stomach worms and lungworm are two of the main internal parasites that affect calf-to-beef animals during their first grazing season and have the potential to significantly reduce thrive. Calves show the most severe symptoms of infection, but grazing animals develop immunity to these parasites with age.

In this factsheet there is information on:

What is anthelmintic resistance?
Dosing products 
Practices to reduce anthelmintic resistance 
Best practice dosing programme for calves in the first year 
Interpreting Faecal Egg Count results