Controlling Parasites

Zero Egg Count offers a complete, user-friendly, Fecal Egg Count Test Kit so you can take the intelligent approach to treat your horse for parasites.

Eliminate the Guesswork

Zero Egg Count's fecal egg count testing eliminates the guesswork involved with equine parasitic management. Armed with vital information, you can make informed decisions on deworming protocols for your horse. Our fecal egg count testing results allow you to treat to your horse's specific needs and requirements.  A customized deworming protocol is healthier for your horse and is more economical as well.


***⚠ We are open for business; however, US mail deliveries have been somewhat erratic and delayed since COVID-19.  Therefore, we have been experiencing longer than usual USPS delivery delays of samples to our labs.  We are still turning around all samples received within 48 hours.  It is just taking longer for us to receive the samples. ⚠ *** 

Allows You to Control Your Horse's Parasite Program


We have seen tangible and quantifiable benefits of implementing a fecal testing program since we began testing all our horses on a regular basis.”

Diane D., Trinita Farms

Allows us to get on a different more healthy natural type of worming schedule."

Sarah S., The Riding Center

I think it is fascinating to know just how many and what type of worm each horse has!
And to be able to treat each horse properly is amazing.” 

Jill W., Horseplay Farms

Clear, Concise, Accurate Reports

Reducing Internal Parasites Harmful Effects

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Accurate, Cost Effective, & Easy to Use

Zero Egg Count's fecal egg count testing program is environmentally sensitive and designed for you to strategically test at specific times throughout the year when developing parasites are most likely to be present in your horse.  Treatment based on accurate testing results is essential in the reduction of fecal egg counts.