30 Sep Western Milling LLC Voluntarily Recalls Western Blend Horse Feed, Lot 5251 Due To Potential Monensin Contamination

Contact: Consumer: 1-559-302-1062 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — September 25, 2015 — GOSHEN, CA — Western Milling announced today that it has voluntarily recalled 50 lb bags of Western Blend horse feed, LOT 5251, manufactured on September 8, 2015. This voluntary recall was initiated by Western Milling after it...

15 Sep Parasite Control and Resistance

Dewormers have been utilized indiscriminately to control horse parasites for over 40 years. There are three classes of dewomers (anthelmintic classes) for nematode control in horses: benzimidazoles (fenbendazole, oxibendazole), tetrahydropyrimidines (pyrantel) and macrocyclic lactones (ivermectin, moxidectin). Resistance is a genetic adaptation that worms pass to...