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Assessment of a hands-on method for FAMACHA© system training.
The FAMACHA(©) system is a method for selective anthelmintic treatment comprising early detection of haemonchosis in sheep and goats. In order to evaluate the hands-on training methodology and theExpand
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Effects of protein supplementation on resistance and resilience of lambs naturally infected with gastrointestinal parasites
In this study, the objective was to evaluate the efficacy of protein supplementation on gastrointestinal nematode control in lambs naturally infected. Sixty weaned Ile de France and Texel crossbredExpand
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Sensitivity and specificity of the FAMACHA(©) system in Suffolk sheep and crossbred Boer goats.
Sheep and goats are the species of farm animal with the highest growth rate in Paraná State. The main problems facing Paraná State flocks are gastrointestinal parasites and anthelmintic resistance.Expand
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FAMACHA© system assessment by previously trained sheep and goat farmers in Brazil.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the degree of adoption and the correct use of the FAMACHA© system amongst sheep and goat farmers trained in a previous hands-on course. A survey was carried outExpand
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FAMACHA(©) scores history of sheep characterized as resistant/resilient or susceptible to H. contortus in artificial infection challenge.
With the aim of validating the FAMACHA(©) as a method for phenotypic selection of sheep resistant/resilient to gastrointestinal nematodes, 27 Suffolk ewes with known FAMACHA(©) score histories wereExpand
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Corrigendum to "Sensitivity and specificity of the FAMACHA© system in Suffolk sheep and crossbred Boer goats" [Vet. Parasitol. 190 (2012) 114-119].
The authors reported an error in Table 2; the titles of the true-negative and true-positive columns are switched, and a corrected versionof Table 2 follows below.