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STUDY OF NEMATODES IN INDIGENOUS CHICKENS IN SWAT DISTRICT
R.S. Sayyed, M. S. Phulanl, W.M. Bhatti1, M. Pardehi1 and Shamsher Ali 

Veterinary Research and Diagnostic Laboratory, Balogram, Swat;
1Faculty of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences, Sindh Agricultural University, Tandojam, Pakistan

Abstract   

    Research was conducted on IO<) indigenous chickens. Examination of guts revealed that out of 100 guts. 51 per cent were positive for nematodes. Mixed infestation was 16 per cent. Two species i.e., Ascaridia galli and Heterakis gallinarum were identified. The incidence rate of Ascaridia galli was higher (42 %) as compared to Heterakis gallinarum (9 %).

Key words: Indigenous chickens, nematodes, Ascacridia galli, Heterakis gallinarum, Swat.

 
   

ISSN 0253-8318 (Print)
ISSN 2074-7764 (Online)



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