publication . Conference object . 2003

Influence of different forages on gastrointestinal namatode infections in grazing lambs

Thamsborg, S.M.; Mejer, H.; Bandier, M.; Larsen, M.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2003
Abstract
Nematode infections of sheep may be influenced by secondary compounds in the diet, e.g. condensed tannins. A study was performed with 7 groups of lambs experimentally infected with Teladorsagia circumcincta and Trichostronglylus vitrinus. All groups were grazed on clean clover-grass pasture and then moved to paddocks with bioactive forages with either sainfoin (Onobrychis viciifolia) (groups Pre-S and Post-S), chicory (Cichorium intybus, cv. Grasslands Puna) (Pre-C and Post-C) or clover-grass as reference (Pre-G and Post-G). Pre-groups were infected before the move to bioactive forages, whereas all Post-groups were infected after the move. Group Pre-ctrl. was sl...
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Medical Subject Headings: parasitic diseasesfood and beverages
free text keywords: Health and welfare
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