SHEARMAN LIVESTOCK & CONTRACTING
One of the major factors that influence animal health are internal parasites. These parasites can effect many different parts of the body with most leading to ill health and loss of production with some extreme cases leading to death.
External parasites feed on the blood, hair and skin of animals. Some are not as life threatening as internal parasites however do cause irritation and some can even carry diseases which can greatly reduce production and the wellbeing of your animals.
They fall into 3 main categories:
Louse (or lice)
Sucking & Biting Flies