Effects of condensed tannin from Acacia mearnsii on sheep infected naturally with gastrointestinal helminthes.

@article{Cenci2007EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of condensed tannin from Acacia mearnsii on sheep infected naturally with gastrointestinal helminthes.},
  author={Francesco Cenci and Helder Louvandini and Concepta Margareth McManus and Arlete Dell'Porto and Dieyson Martins de Melo Costa and Simone Costa Ara{\'u}jo and Alessandro Pelegrine Minho and Adibe Luiz Abdalla},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2007},
  volume={144 1-2},
  pages={132-7}
}
The effect of tannins on endoparasite control in hair sheep was investigated using 20 entire lambs of the Santa Inês breed. At the beginning of the experiment these animals were 6-months old and weighed 22.5kg+/-4.7. The treatments used were (10 animals each): GT (animals receiving 18g of Acácia negra containing 18% of condensed tannin/animal/week) and GC (animals not receiving tannin). The experiment lasted 84 days, with animals kept on an Andropogon gayanus pasture. Faeces were collected… CONTINUE READING