Husbandry. Worms, worms, worms. How do you know when your goats need worming? Do you check gums/eye lids for paleness, do worm tests, drench according to time of year, or other strategy?
Some sheep farmers, instead of drenching the whole mob, are now assessing individual sheep for drenching by checking the pink of the inner lower eyelid. They say this slows the development of drench resistance. Do you think this is a practical way of managing worms?
Carole Axton, passionate Boer goat breeder. I like handling Boer goats, I like writing about them, and I like talking to goat breeders about goats.
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