Intestinal Threadworms

From: Horse Worms

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Intestinal Threadworms
Threadworms are an intestinal parasite that can infect foals as early as four days after birth, by having the mare correctly wormed will greatly help to reduce the worm burden.

Other Names
Threadworms are also known as Strongyloides westeri

Main Type Of Threadworm

Threadworm Infection

They are around 1 cm in length and are very fine like a thread in width.

Horses At Risk
Foals are particularly at risk and can suffer from diarrhoea, lethargy, weight loss and lack of growth.