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Katherine Blocksdorf

Banish Those Bots

By December 11, 2012

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It's already mid-December and if you live in an area where you get killing frosts, it may be time to give your horse de-worming medication that clears out any bots.
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Bots can be quite destructive in your horse's digestive system and it's important to give them some thought when selecting parasite control products. Back when the weather was warmer, you may have noticed the little yellow eggs these bee-like insects attached to your horse's hair. It's tedious, but simple to scrape these specks off. What are bots and how do you deal with them? And some of those tiny eggs may have made it into your horse's mouth, to be carried into your horse's stomach. That's where the damage begins. Here's what you need to know about bot flies and those pesky bot fly eggs. More About Parasite Control:


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