Fecal egg counts (FECs) help you determine your horse’s level of parasite egg shedding. They involve collecting a manure sample prior to deworming and calculating the number of parasite eggs therein. Use this cheat sheet to help determine when to perform fecal egg counts, fecal egg count reduction tests, and when to deworm horses of various age groups.

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Fecal Egg Count Cheat Sheet