The development and survival of three species of coprophagous insect after feeding on the faeces of sheep treated with controlled-release formulations of ivermectin or albendazole.

@article{Wardhaugh2001TheDA,
  title={The development and survival of three species of coprophagous insect after feeding on the faeces of sheep treated with controlled-release formulations of ivermectin or albendazole.},
  author={Keith G Wardhaugh and P Holter and Barry C. Longstaff},
  journal={Australian veterinary journal},
  year={2001},
  volume={79 2},
  pages={125-32}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the toxicity from residues of controlled-release formulations of ivermectin and albendazole to insects that feed on sheep faeces. ANIMALS In two consecutive years, groups of sheep were treated with controlled-release capsules of ivermectin or albendazole. Untreated sheep were used as controls. PROCEDURES Larvae of the bush fly, Musca vetustissima, and adults and larvae of the dung beetles, Onthophagus taurus and Euoniticellus fulvus were fed on faeces collected at… CONTINUE READING

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