Susceptibility of Suffolk and Gulf Coast Native suckling lambs to naturally acquired strongylate nematode infection.

@article{Bahirathan1996SusceptibilityOS,
  title={Susceptibility of Suffolk and Gulf Coast Native suckling lambs to naturally acquired strongylate nematode infection.},
  author={M Bahirathan and James E. Miller and Sarah Barras and Michael T. Kearney},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={1996},
  volume={65 3-4},
  pages={
          259-68
        }
}
Three trials compared responses to naturally-acquired strongylate nematode infection between suckling Suffolk and Gulf Coast Native (Native) lambs which grazed together. In Trial 1 (1992), infection in 14 lambs of each breed was monitored from birth to 12 weeks of age using fecal egg count (FEC) and blood packed cell volume (PCV). In Trial 2 (1993), two age-matched lambs of each breed were sacrificed at seven and ten weeks of age to estimate nematode burdens. In Trial 3 (1994), infection in 18… CONTINUE READING

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