Reply To: Fecal Sampling to Determine Parasite Load

  • Haley

    October 17, 2023 at 12:55 pm

    How To Conduct Modified McMasters Fecal Floatation Test

    The most common and efficient way to obtain fecal egg counts for sheep, goats, young cattle and

    horses is to use the Modified McMaster Test. This is a flotation test that separates parasite eggs

    from debris based on density; the eggs float to the surface of the counting chamber. This test

    uses a special microscope slide with a grid, which makes counting easier”