Haemonchosis in a winter rainfall area in Libya

  title={Haemonchosis in a winter rainfall area in Libya},
  author={N. B. Pullan and Khalifa Megadmi},
  journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production},
During the course of a limited epidemiological study of parasitic gastro-enteritis in sheep in Libya in 1982 flocks were found with high faecal egg counts of the parasite Haemonchus contortus associated with summer irrigated pastures. Haemonchosis is most common in tropical or subtropical areas or in those areas with summer rainfall while Ostertagia and Trichostrongylus are more common in winter rainfall areas (Pullar, 1953). The coastal part of Libya has a typical winter rainfall climate… CONTINUE READING
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