Effect of season and age on blood minerals , liver enzyme levels , and faecal egg counts in Nguni goats of South Africa

@inproceedings{Gwaze2012EffectOS,
  title={Effect of season and age on blood minerals , liver enzyme levels , and faecal egg counts in Nguni goats of South Africa},
  author={Francisca Rumosa Gwaze and Michael Chimonyo and Kennedy Dzama},
  year={2012}
}
The objective of the study was to determine the relationships between age of the goat and faecal egg counts, liver enzymes, and minerals in the wet and dry seasons in male and female Nguni goats of South Africa. Fifty-six female and forty male Nguni goats were used for the study. Faecal and blood samples were collected once in the dry (August) and wet (January) season. Faecal egg counts (FEC) were determined by the modified McMaster technique while trematodes were determined by the… CONTINUE READING