What is a Fecal Egg Count, and Why Do Horses Need Them?

Learn about the importance of fecal egg counts for horses from parasitologist Dr. Ray Kaplan of the University of Georgia.
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What is a Fecal Egg Count, and Why Do Horses Need Them?
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Learn about the importance of fecal egg counts for horses from parasitologist Dr. Ray Kaplan of the University of Georgia.

This podcast is an excerpt from our Ask TheHorse Live Q&A, “Equine Parasite Control Programs.” Listen to the full recording here.

Learn about the importance of fecal egg counts for horses from parasitologist Dr. Ray Kaplan of the University of Georgia.5/21/2018 22:15

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Ray M. Kaplan, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM, EVPC, is a professor of parasitology in the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Infectious Diseases. He served on the 2013 American Association of Equine Practitioner’s Parasite Control Guidelines subcommittee.

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