Epidemiological study of small ruminant mange mites in three agro-ecological zones of Wolaita, Southern Ethiopia

@inproceedings{Sheferaw2011EpidemiologicalSO,
  title={Epidemiological study of small ruminant mange mites in three agro-ecological zones of Wolaita, Southern Ethiopia},
  author={Desie Sheferaw and Hailu Degefu and Dereje Banteyirgu},
  year={2011}
}
An epidemiological study of small ruminant mange mites was conducted in three selected agro-ecological zones of Wolaita, Southern Ethiopia, from November 2007 to April 2008. A total of 352 sheep and 376 goats were examined for mange mites infestation, of which 7 (1.98%) and 22 (5.85%) sheep and goats were found positive respectively. The genuses of mange mites identified with this study were Demodex (1.23%) and Sarcoptes (2.61%) of these the genus Sarcoptes was more prevalent in the study area… CONTINUE READING

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