INTERNAL PARASITICIDE/DEWORMER
Safe-Guard® Equi-bits®
(fenbendazole)
Indications

For the control of large strongyles (Strongylus edentatus, S. equinus, S. vulgaris, Triodontophorus spp.), small strongyles (Cyathostomum spp., Cylicocyclus spp., Cylicostephanus spp.), pinworms (Oxyuris equi), and ascarids (Parascaris equorum).

The Science of Safe

  • Feed and deworm in a single step with palatable alfalfa-based pellets 1
  • Controls large strongyles, small strongyles, pinworms and ascarids
  • Safe for foals and pregnant mares
  • Perfect for weanlings or yearlings on feed or hard-to-paste or hard-to-catch horses
  • 5.0 grams per kilogram fenbendazole (2.27 grams per pound)
  • The antiparasitic action of Safe-Guard ℜ Equi-bits is due to the inhibition of energy metabolism in the parasite

1 Safe-Guard (fenbendazole) Paste 10% product label.

Science

*Do not use in horses intended for human consumption.
**The addition of praziquantel treats tapeworms

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Administration

FEEDING DIRECTIONS:

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)

10 mg fenbendazole per kg body weight (4.54 mg per pound)

Feed for ONE (1) DAY as above. No prior withdrawal of feed or water is necessary.

Safe-Guard Equi-bits: Consult your veterinarian for assistance in the diagnosis, treatment and control of parasitism.

Do not use in horses intended for human consumption.