Experiences with integrated concepts for the control of Haemonchus contortus in sheep and goats in the United States.

@article{Terrill2012ExperiencesWI,
  title={Experiences with integrated concepts for the control of Haemonchus contortus in sheep and goats in the United States.},
  author={Thomas H. Terrill and James E. Miller and Joan M Detry Burke and Jorge A. Mosjidis and Ray M. Kaplan},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2012},
  volume={186 1-2},
  pages={28-37}
}
The generally warm, moist environmental conditions in the southern United States (U.S.) are ideal for survival and growth of the egg and larval stages of Haemonchus contortus and other gastrointestinal nematodes (GIN) of sheep and goats. Consequently, infection with GIN is the greatest threat to economic small ruminant production in this region. With anthelmintic resistance now reaching epidemic proportions in small ruminants in the U.S., non-chemical control alternatives are critically needed… CONTINUE READING
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