Population dynamics of cattle ectoparasites in Western Amhara National Regional State, Ethiopia

  title={Population dynamics of cattle ectoparasites in Western Amhara National Regional State, Ethiopia},
  author={Nigatu Kebede and Teshome Fetene},
  journal={Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health},
  • N. KebedeT. Fetene
  • Published 31 March 2012
  • Biology
  • Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health
Skin diseases are one of the major causes of considerable economic loss from defective skin and hide export. Skin diseases caused by lice, ticks and mange mites, are among the major diseases of cattle causing serious economic loss to the farmer, the tanning industry and the country as a whole. The study was carried out from November 2009 to June 2010 to determine ectoparasites infestations and diversity in Awi zone, Amhara region. A total of 783 cattle of different breeds, husbandry and sex… 

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