Evaluation of anthelmintic properties of some plants used as livestock dewormers against Haemonchus contortus infections in sheep.

@article{Githiori2004EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of anthelmintic properties of some plants used as livestock dewormers against Haemonchus contortus infections in sheep.},
  author={J B Githiori and Johan H{\"o}glund and Peter John Waller and Robert L. Baker},
  journal={Parasitology},
  year={2004},
  volume={129 Pt 2},
  pages={245-53}
}
Gastrointestinal helminth infections remain a major constraint to livestock production globally. This study evaluated anthelmintic efficacy of 7 plants used as dewormers by farmers and pastoralists in Kenya. Thus 3 commercial anthelmintics and 7 plant preparations were tested in lambs infected with 5000 or 3000 L3 Haemonchus contortus in 4 experiments. In the first experiment, ivermectin, levamisole and albendazole were tested in 46 lambs. Seven plant preparations of Hagenia abyssinica, Olea… CONTINUE READING
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