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prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites in goats from Durg
district of Chhattisgarh -
A. K. Pathak and S. Pal
Vet World. 2008; 1(5): 136-137
Systemic studies on the prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites in
goats revealed that the percentage of overall prevalence of
infection was 85.22%. The prevalence of different parasites
encountered were Paramphistomum spp. (80.68%), Cotylophoron spp.
(45.45%), Moniezia spp. (17.04%), Avitellina spp. (3.40%),
Haemonchus sp. (26.13%), Trichostrongylus spp (5.68%), Cooperia
spp. (3.40%), Oesophagostomum spp. (30.68%), Bunostomum sp.
(5.68%) and Trichuris sp. (27.27%). Seasonal prevalence was
highest in monsoon (94.60%), moderate in summer (87.50%) and
lowest in winter (63.15%).
Gastro-intestinal parasites, goat, Durg, Seasonal prevalence.