I know you all probably get tired of all the same questions but I have another one. (or two :biggrin) Comparing the barber pole worm to the tapeworm eggs (triangular ones) should the barber pole be bigger, smaller, or about the same size? I think I'm seeing the right thing, just want to be sure. I also had a question about straining the feces but noticed in another thread that most don't strain. I am using the Mcmaster slides and the technique shown on the Langston University website. Anyway, my question was whether it makes a difference in the count if one person broke up the pellets more thoroughly and extracted more liquid from the mix than someone else. My goats seem extremely healthy but I keep getting high counts. I thought maybe I was overdoing it when breaking up the poop and pressing it through the strainer. :?