Practical steps to avoid either the introduction of resistant parasites or the development of resistance on your property include:


·       Quarantine drench all animals (including rams, grazing stock) entering your property with a drench form the “Ectin” family. e.g. Vetdectin, genesis, & ivomec.


·       Ascertain the status of any land purchased.


·       Drench to the heaviest animal in mob


·       Rotate all four families of drenches on an annual basis


·       Do not drench unnecessarily


·       Check drench gun regularly


·       Have a planned parasite control program in place.


·       Perform regular drench checks.