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Home  >  Livestock & Pasture  >   Tools for Managing Internal Parasites in Small Ruminants: Copper Wire Particles (Summary)

Tools for Managing Internal Parasites in Small Ruminants: Copper Wire Particles



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By Margo Hale, Joan Burke, Jim Miller and Tom Terrill

Published 2007

Updated 2007



8 pages

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This publication produced by NCAT/ATTRA and the Southern Consortium for Small Ruminant Parasite Control describes how copper oxide wire particles can be used to treat internal parasites in sheep and goats. The publication contains information on how to make boluses of copper wire oxide particles, and reports results of studies on the effectiveness of this treatment.

Table of Contents

Copper Oxide Wire Particles (COWP)
Things You Should Know about Copper
COWP Boluses
How to Make COWP Boluses
COWP Results

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