Mathematical models to assess strategies for the control of gastrointestinal roundworms in cattle 2. Validation.

  • C. J. Ward
  • Published 2006 in Veterinary parasitology


A computer model of the population biology of Ostertagia ostertagi in young cattle and the effect of the parasite on animal growth has been constructed. It was validated against results from field trials where worm populations and rate of growth of cattle treated with anthelmintics were compared to similar groups of untreated animals. A close correlation… (More)


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