Other Non-Chemical Control Methods

Other Non-Chemical Small Ruminant Parasite Control Methods

  • Mixed/Alternate Livestock Species Grazing
  • Pasture Rotation
  • Copper Oxide Wire Particles
  • Condensed Tannin-Containing Forages
  • Genetic Improvement
  • Nematode-Trapping Fungi
  • Vaccines
  • Integrated Approaches

Mixed/Alternate Livestock Species Grazing

For the most part, each livestock species harbors its own species of parasites. However, sheep and goats share some of the same parasites. Only one worm species, Trichostrongylus axei, affects all livestock species; it is a minor stomach worm usually of little concern. Cattle and goats can be …