Prevalence and seasonal changes in the gastro-intestinal helminths of Nigerian goats.

@article{Nwosu1996PrevalenceAS,
  title={Prevalence and seasonal changes in the gastro-intestinal helminths of Nigerian goats.},
  author={Chukwunyere Okwudiri Nwosu and A. F. Ogunrinade and Benjamin Olakunle Fagbemi},
  journal={Journal of helminthology},
  year={1996},
  volume={70 4},
  pages={329-33}
}
A total of 120 gastro-intestinal tracts and 960 faecal samples were examined to assess the prevalence and seasonal changes in the gastro-intestinal helminth parasites of Red Sokoto (maradi) goats slaughtered at Ibadan between May 1991 and April 1992. Egg types of strongyles, Strongyloides, Trichuris, Skrjabinema, Dicrocoelium and Moniezia were encountered in 93%, 83%, 44%, 0.9%, 2.3% and 31% of the faecal samples respectively. However, only strongyle, Strongyloides and Trichuris eggs occurred… CONTINUE READING
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