Safe-Guard Equi-bits Equine Dewormer is a two-in-one product that allows you to feed and deworm your horses at the same time. Contains Fenbendazole as its active ingredient that powerfully controls common equine parasites. It provides nutrients and minerals while eliminating worms and other parasites on horses. The Safe-Guard Equi-bits Equine Dewormer is specially formulated as palatable alfalfa-based pellets, delivering vitamins and protein. Highly effective in controlling parasites such as both large and small strongyles, ascarids, and pinworms. It inhibits the energy metabolism of parasites, providing its antiparasitic action. Ideal for horses that are hard to catch and on yearlings or weanlings on feed. This equine dewormer is proven to be safe even for foals and pregnant mares plus, it is cost-saving since 5mg is needed per kilogram of body weight for a one-day treatment. For better results, ensure that horses are eating normally to get an adequate amount of medicated feed. Spread the pellets on top of the daily rotation uniformly. Packaged in a 1.25-pound bag.
The recommended dose is 5 mg fenbendazole per kg body weight (2.27 mg fenbendazole per pound) in a ONE (1) DAY treatment.
For ascarids, the recommended dose is 10 mg fenbendazole per kg body weight (4.54 mg fenbendazole per pound) in a ONE (1) DAY treatment.
All horses must be eating normally to ensure that each animal consumes an adequate amount of the medicated feed.
Safe-Guard Equi-Bits Top Dress Pellets must be spread uniformly on top of the daily ration.
EXAMPLES OF FEEDING RATES
5 mg fenbendazole per kg body weight (2.27 mg per pound)
- For a ONE (1) DAY treatment, add Safe-Guard Equi-Bits Top Dress Pellets to the daily ration at the rate of 1.0 pound for each 1,000 pounds body weight. A 1.25-lb container will treat 1250 lb body weight.
10 mg fenbendazole per kg body weight (4.54 mg per pound)
- For a ONE (1) DAY treatment, add Safe-Guard Equi-Bits Top Dress Pellets to the daily ration at the rate of 1.0 pound for each 500 pounds body weight. A 1.25-lb container will treat 625 lb body weight.
Feed for ONE (1) DAY as above. No prior withdrawal of feed or water is necessary.
Regular deworming at intervals of 6 to 8 weeks may be required due to the possibility of reinfection.
There are no known contraindications for the use of Safe-Guard Equi-Bits Top Dress Pellets in horses. Side effects associated with Safe-Guard (fenbendazole) could not be established in well-controlled safety studies in horses with single doses as high as 454 mg/lb (1,000 mg/kg) and 15 consecutive daily doses of 22.7 mg/lb (50 mg/kg).
Safe-Guard (fenbendazole) has been evaluated for safety in pregnant mares during all stages of gestation with doses as high as 11.4 mg/lb (25 mg/kg) and in stallions with doses as high as 11.4 mg/lb (25 mg/kg). No adverse effects on reproduction were detected