Monthly Archives: October 2009

A timely reminder

I don’t know about you but every time I visit my vet I’m immediately confronted with posters highlighting the importance of worming your pet dog, cat and even your horse. Treatment for infestation of roundworms in puppies and kittens and for tapeworms later on in life is usually accepted as a sensible course of action to keep your pet healthy and our approach to our poultry shouldn’t be any different, for there are worms that thrive in our birds and though the problem is more acute in the warmer summer weather than in cold winter time with global warming and the trend for warmer wetter winters, worms are becoming more of an all year round problem.

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