Neck Threadworms

From: Horse Worms

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Neck Threadworms
Neck Threadworms have an indirect life cycle and require quick and aggressive treatment which your vet will advise you on.

Other Names
Neck Threadworms are also known as Onchocerca. Microfilariae is the name given to the larvae stage.

They are long and coiled in shape with the males being around 7cm in length and females being around 30cm in length.

Threadworm Infection

Horses At Risk
All horses are potentially at risk.