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Bot Egg Knife

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Why We Love This

A good bot-worm control program includes eliminating bot eggs from your horse. The Bot Egg Knife's special shape is designed to reach into crevices where bot eggs are found.

Favorite Features

  • Stainless Steel
  • Easy to use, grip handle

Sizing It Up

9" Long.

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    Bot Egg Knife is rated 4.52 out of 5 by 25.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Scraper! Great tool for scraping off the pesky Bot fly eggs! Works very well, I must say:) Now if only we could invent something to prevent the Bot fly from laying them.....
    Date published: 2012-10-19
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from don't care for it 32 years with horses and I never owned one of these-I've always picked off the bot eggs by hand. My horses flinch when I'm using this on their bodies and constantly move their legs when I'm using it there. It'd make a great shedding tool as a lot of hair comes off as I'm scraping this several times in the same area trying to get one bot egg! Am I holding it wrong or what?
    Date published: 2012-10-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good knife nice and sturdy, I havent got to use it yet so I didnt rate ease of use or durability but I feel its going to last a very long time. good investment
    Date published: 2011-12-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Bot Knife I have always just used a common razor to get the few eggs off that i find but this year we have had so many eggs so I bought a knife. This knife works very well and is so easy to use. Inexpensive too so not sure why I waited so long to get one.
    Date published: 2011-12-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product I love this bot knife. It works very well and gets into little spaces quite easily!! l love the handle too, very classy for a bot knife.
    Date published: 2010-08-11
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best product! MUST, MUST, MUST have! Best bot knife on the market. YOu can use it for EVERYTHING! It's not just for pesky bot eggs anymore! I use it for, pulling manes, cleaning dandruff, cleaning brushes, cutting hay string, the possibilites are endless!I've owned mine for years, and it never fails.
    Date published: 2010-04-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from As nice as they come We rarely deal with bots in any number here-- until this fall. Most of the tack and feed stores carry cheap plastic bot knives, which inevitably get dropped and broken. This one is actually quite lovely. It's the ideal shape and size, has a real wood handle and sharp teeth that make removing the bot eggs quick and easy.
    Date published: 2009-10-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must have! If your horse is in an area that has bot flies, this tool is an essential! The little eggs are hard to remove, but this knife makes the task much easier. Other riders at my barn that don't have their own are always asking to borrow mine. Even though the bot flies really only bother my horse in Sept. to early Oct. it is well worth the inexpensive investment!
    Date published: 2009-09-30
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