Diversity of Ectoparasites in Sheep Flocks in Sa~o Paulo, Brazil

  title={Diversity of Ectoparasites in Sheep Flocks in Sa~o Paulo, Brazil},
  author={Newton Goulart Madeira and A R Amarante and Carlos Roberto Padovani},
  journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production},
The occurrence of ectoparasites in sheep flocks is frequently reported but seldom quantified. Sheep production used to be a predominantly family activity in the state of Sa~o Paulo (Brazil), but it began to become a commercial activity in the past decade. Thus, information about the ectoparasites existing in sheep flocks has become necessary. The present data were obtained by means of questionnaires sent to all sheep breeders belonging to the `Associaça~o Paulista de Criadores de Ovinos… CONTINUE READING

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