publication . Thesis . 2011

The extent of anthelmintic Resistance on Nematodes in communally grazed sheep and goats in a Semi-Arid area of North-west Province (RSA) / Tebogo Stanely Ramotshwane

Ramotshwane, Tebogo Stanely;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Country: Paraguay
Abstract
A survey was conducted to investigate the occurrence of anthelmintic resistance of nematodes in communally grazed sheep and goat herds in the Zeerust area of the North-West Province, Republic of South Africa. The fecal egg count reduction test (FECR%) tests were used to assess the sheep and goat small holder farmers. Efficacy of albendazole, ivermectin and closantel was done on both the treatment and control animals. Anthelmintic efficacy of 80% was considered a threshold for anthelmintic resistance. The FECR% showed that all drugs tested more than 80% effective in most instances, but there were some notable exceptions. For instance in sheep ivermectin and closa...
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Medical Subject Headings: animal diseases
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