Let’s look at the lower eyelid color! It should be really pink or red. The Southern Consortium for Small Ruminant Parasite Control has developed a system of choosing which animals are in need of deworming. This system, FAMACHA, aids in preventing parasite resistance to our dewormers.

Information on this page was taken from their website http://www.scsrpc.org/SCSRPC/FAMACHA/famacha.htm

FAMACHA Information Guide

Laminated cards like the one to the left but in color are available from Sale Creek Vet Service.