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Epidemiology of Gastrointestinal Nematodosis in Goats in Perambalur District of Tamilnadu

P. Suresh Kumar

Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Veterinary University Training and Research Centre, Elambalur – 621 220, Perambalur (Dt), Tamilnadu

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal August 2019 : 96 (8) - pages 15 to 17
(Received: February, 2019, Accepted: March, 2019)


This study was conducted to understand nematode parasite epidemiology in goats maintained under eld condition at Poolambady village of Perambalur district in Tamil Nadu by monitoring monthly faecal egg counts and genera of parasites present for a period of one year. While increase in egg counts in goats were observed during August to December in goats under eld condition, the egg counts were signicantly (P<0.05) higher in rainy season with dominance of haemotophagous nematode Haemonchus spp

Key Words: Goat, Gastrointestinal Nematodiasis, Epidemiology, Perambalur

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