Fecal testing cattle in the fall

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Ben Schroeder, DVM, Cedar County Veterinary Services, Hartington, Neb., explains how he encourages his clients to fecal test their cattle in the fall.

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November, 18, 2012 at 12:10 AM

How can this be useful if you are only identifying parasite species present? Surely doing it 'properly' would mean doing Faecal Egg Counts to get an idea of actual worm burdens? Just because parasites are there doesn't mean the cattle need drenching.