Epidemiology of Oestrus ovis in southwest France.

  title={Epidemiology of Oestrus ovis in southwest France.},
  author={J M Yilma and Ph Dorchies},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  volume={40 3-4},
From July 1989 to June 1990, 555 heads of adult sheep obtained from Pamiers slaughterhouse (southwest France) were examined for infestation by Oestrus ovis. Infestation was present in 65% of the heads and the mean larval burden per positive case over the year was 24.8. The monthly prevalence rate varied from 44% in April to 88.2% in November. There are usually three generations of O. ovis each year: the first in March-April, the second in June-July and the last in September-October. There was… CONTINUE READING

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