Financial losses caused by ovine fasciolosis in the Ethiopian highlands

@article{Ngategize1993FinancialLC,
  title={Financial losses caused by ovine fasciolosis in the Ethiopian highlands},
  author={P. K. Ngategize and Tekelye Bekele and Getachew Tilahun},
  journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production},
  year={1993},
  volume={25},
  pages={155-161}
}
An estimate of the economic loss due to ovine fasciolosis in the Ethiopian highlands was made based on available data on mortality, weight loss, reduced reproductive efficiency and liver condemnation at slaughter. The economic effects of fasciolosis were identified and models for estimating the financial loss presented. Ovine fasciolosis losses were estimated at 48·4 million Ethiopian Birr per year of which 46·5, 48·8 and 4·7% were due to mortality, productivity (weight loss and reproductive… CONTINUE READING