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PREVALENCE OF BLOOD PARASITES IN CATTLE AND BUFFALOES
                                                                                               

M. Q. Khan, A. Zahoor1, M. Jahangir and M. Ashraf Mirza

Animal Sciences Institute, National Agricultural Research Centre, Park Road, Islamabad, 1Univeristy of Arid Agriculture, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Abstract

    The prevalence of blood parasites was studied in cattle and buffaloes maintained at two livestock institutes. The prevalence was found to be 27.69 and 16.12% in cattle and buffaloes, respectively at Animal Sciences Institute, NARC, Islamabad.  It was 22.31% in cattle at Barani Livestock Production Research Institute, Kherimurat, District Attock. Anaplasma marginale showed the highest prevalence rate as compared to other blood parasites.  

Key words: Blood parasites, prevalence, cattle, buffaloes.

 
   

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



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