FARNAM® MECWORMA® & BOT is highly effective (up to 100% activity) in the control and treatment of large and small strongyles (Strongylus and Cyathostomum spp.) including arterial larval stages and benzimidazole resistant strains, bots (Gasterophilus spp.), cutaneous onchocerciasis and other nematodes including Habronema and Draschia spp. which cause skin lesions (summer sores). FARNAM® MECWORMA® & BOT contains abamectin, which has a wide safety margin at the recommended dose level when administered to foals, pregnant mares, and aged or debilitated horses. There have been no adverse effects reported when used at double recommended doses in heavily parasitised horses.
A complete syringe treats a 600 kg body weight horse. The plunger is calibrated in 100 kg weight increments which each deliver 5.5 g of paste. Adjust the locking ring to the required body weight and depress plunger. Ensure paste is administered on the rear of the tongue and hold horse’s head raised for a few seconds after dosing to ensure the paste is swallowed.