The prevalence of internal and external parasites in pigs of different ages and sexes in Southeast District, Botswana.

@article{Nsoso2000ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of internal and external parasites in pigs of different ages and sexes in Southeast District, Botswana.},
  author={Shalaulani James Nsoso and K P Mosala and R T Ndebele and S S Ramabu},
  journal={The Onderstepoort journal of veterinary research},
  year={2000},
  volume={67 3},
  pages={217-20}
}
Botswana imports most pig-based products from neighbouring countries. Pig farming is limited by, among other things, the negative effect of parasites and diseases on production. The object of this study was to determine the prevalence of ecto- and endoparasites in pigs of different ages and sexes in the Southeast District of Botswana. Thirty-nine pigs were sampled for endoparasites and 19 for ectoparasites during a period of 2 1/2 months. Of all the pigs sampled, 54,55% were infected with… CONTINUE READING

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