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MONTHWISE PREVALENCE OF GASTRO-INTESTINAL TREMATODES, CESTODES AND NEMATODES INFECTING DAMANI SHEEP AND GOATS IN DISTRICT D.I.KHAN
Najeeb-ur-Rehman and Akhtar Ali
 
Veterinary Research and Diagnostic Laboratory, D. I. Khan, Pakistan

Abstract   

    During this study 48 positive gastro-intestinal tracts each of sheep and goats were examined to determine the month wise prevalence of trematodes, cestodes and nematodes. Trematodes infection was 16.66% both in sheep and goats in May whereas in June, July and August it increased to 25% in sheep and similar increase was recorded in June and July .in goats which dropped to 8.33% in August. Cestodal infections in sheep and goats showed highest record in June 33.33% and August 41.16% respectively. Nematodal infections in sheep showed the lowest rec9rds in June 41.66% which increased in July 50%. May 58.33% and August 58.33%. In goats the lowest records were observed in June 41.66% with an equal increase in May and August i.e. 50%.     

Key words: Gastro-intestinal trematodes, Cestodes, Nematodes, Sheep and Goats.

 
   

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



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