EQUINE WORMER/CATTLE WORMER

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MY QUESTION IS CAN I USE A HORSE WORMER ON MY CATTLE? I BELIEVE THATT THEY GO AFTER THE SAME WORMS. I KNOW ALOT OF STUFF THAT IS FOR HORSES CAN BE USED ON CATTLE BUT NOT THE OTHER WAY AROUND.
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Running Arrow Bill

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Check product literature and with Vet. As you said, do not use bovine products on equines.

For example, Ivermectrin (by variety of trade names) is generally a multipurpose de-wormer (according to what I've read on product labels); however, dosage varies significantly across species. Judging from usual higher cost of equine products, I would think that bovine products for cattle would be cheaper and safer.

As a lot of prudent advice I've heard over the years on things, "if in doubt, don't do it."

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I would use cattle wormers instead! They ARE cheaper, and the dosage for cattle is stronger than for horses. I suspect with a horse wormer you won't get the same degree of results.
 
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