Tag: round worms

Raw Pumpkin Seeds As A Dewormer For Livestock

Connecticut Field Pumpkins

This year sure has been a good year for pumpkins! We’ve harvested all the pumpkins from the garden and have set them on the front porch to cure. Last week I made a fresh pumpkin pie, and sometime this week, I plan to either freeze or can some of the extra pumpkins that I don’t…

Bottle Jaw – What You Need To Know

A Bottle jaw

Bottle jaw is the vernacular term given to pendulous lower jaw swelling in sheep, cattle and goats. The swelling is a soft tissue edema cause by anemia. It is characteristic in animals that are carrying a heavy load of blood sucking internal parasites – better known as worms. Most often in sheep and gaots, the…