Cryptosporidium and Giardia associated with reduced lamb carcase productivity.

@article{Sweeny2011CryptosporidiumAG,
  title={Cryptosporidium and Giardia associated with reduced lamb carcase productivity.},
  author={Joshua P A Sweeny and U Ryan and Ian Robertson and C Jacobson},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2011},
  volume={182 2-4},
  pages={127-39}
}
On two extensive sheep farms in southern Western Australia, 111 (Farm A) and 124 (Farm B) female crossbred lambs (2-6 weeks old) were randomly selected and individually identified using ear tags (a numbered tag and radio-frequency tag) at marking. On five separate occasions, faecal samples were collected and live weight, body condition score (BCS), faecal consistency score (FCS), breech fleece faecal soiling score and faecal dry matter percentage (DM%) were recorded. Lamb hot carcase weight… CONTINUE READING

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