Demonstrating the effect of using Strategic Deworming and the prevalence of Parasite Resistance in Saskatchewan Background Cattle

By Naomi Paley, BSA, PAg, Regional Livestock Specialist, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture

In response to new research on parasite resistance in Western Canadian beef cattle, the Ministry of Agriculture Livestock Specialists, in partnership with Merck Animal Health, identified the need to examine and demonstrate the prevalence of parasite resistance and the effect of using a strategic deworming program in three Saskatchewan backgrounding lots.

Source: Government of Saskatchewan 

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