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Materials and Methods Haemoprotozoan infections are very common in cattle and cause devastating losses to the livestock industry and pose a major threat to the dairy industry throughout the world [1]. Most of the haemoprotozoan parasites are transmitted by ticks and is of great economic importance in Asia and has always been a formidable barrier to the(More)
AIM The aim of the present study is to assess the prevalence of intestinal and haemoprotozoan parasites of small ruminants (Sheep and Goats) in North Western part of Tamil Nadu, India. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 630 faecal samples (251-sheep, 379-goats) and 554 blood smears (242-sheep, 312-goats) were examined, for the presence of eggs of intestinal(More)
Poultry farms in and around Namakkal with a history of tapeworm infection were surveyed for the presence of beetles which could act as intermediate host for the tapeworms. Beetles collected from different poultry farms with suspected tapeworm infection were examined for the presence of metacestode stage of the parasite. A total of 1,880 beetles were(More)
The occurrence of caecal nematode, Subulura brumpti has become more common in quails being maintained in commercial farms in Tamil Nadu, India. Two trials were carried out to study the biology and pathology of S. brumpti in quails. In the first trial, eight grower quails were divided into two groups (T1 and T2) comprising of four birds each. The birds(More)
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