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Animal Care
Level 4
21358 Unit Demonstrate and apply knowledge of parasites affecting horses and production animals
8 Credits
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People credited for this unit standard are able to: describe the lifecycles of the main endoparasites and ectoparasites affecting New Zealand horses and production animals; describe the impact of the environment on parasite egg and infective larval stage emergence; describe the influence of life stages on the susceptibility of New Zealand horses and production animals to infestation by parasites; identify the clinical signs of parasitism in New Zealand horses and production animals, and determine the nature and level of infestation; demonstrate knowledge of treatments for parasitic infestations in New Zealand horses and production animals, and apply treatments; and respond to requests for advice about parasite treatment and control.
Consent & Moderation Requirements: CMR 228



Standard-setting body: Primary Industry Training Organisation

Data as at 26 October 2020