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2.    Seasonal 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%). 
 Keywords: Gastro-intestinal parasites, goat, Durg, Seasonal prevalence.