Strongylid parasites of horses: experimental ecology of the free-living stages on the Canadian prairie.

@article{Polley1986StrongylidPO,
  title={Strongylid parasites of horses: experimental ecology of the free-living stages on the Canadian prairie.},
  author={L R Polley},
  journal={American journal of veterinary research},
  year={1986},
  volume={47 8},
  pages={1686-93}
}
  • L R Polley
  • Published 1986 in American journal of veterinary research
Each month for a 1-year period (October through September), equine fecal masses containing eggs of strongylid nematodes were placed outdoors on small grass plots in Saskatchewan, Canada. Thereafter, feces and grass from the plots were sampled after intervals of 1 week or longer, and the strongylid eggs and larvae recovered were counted. These observations were made over a 2-year period. Development of eggs to infective larvae occurred in all experiments, except those established in October… CONTINUE READING