Unit 20i: Dosing

Dosing is the procedure whereby a dose or drench (a liquid) is placed into the mouth or oesophagus of the animal.

The purpose of the dose can be to:

  • cure
  • prevent
  • treat
  • alleviate.

At the end of this session you will be able to:

  • State the type of products that are dosed
  • Explain the correct procedure for dosing
  • Evaluate the role of the farmer in avoiding wormer resistance.