Assessment of mean oocyst count in groups of kids: litter, individual randomized and non-randomized fecal samplings.

A trial was conducted in six pens of kids visited five times monthly to compare different regimes of fecal sampling in order to assess average coccidial infection at a group level. In addition to individual fecal samplings of all the kids in the pen, giving the actual mean oocyst count, three sampling methods were performed: (i) individual sampling of three… CONTINUE READING