SEASONAL INFECTION OF HAEMONCHUS CONTORTUS IN GOATS AT KANPUR, INDIA

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SIDDIOUA BANO
N. SULTANA

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The present study deals with the seasonal infection of Haemonchus contortus in goats in Kanpur region. On post-mortem examination of 400 abomasums from the slaughtered goats aged between 1-2 years collected from the largest slaughter house Bazaria, Kanpur during the period from July 2002 to February 2004, a total 16 (4%) goats were observed affected with H. contortus. Seasonal infection and severity of infection, both were found higher in rainy season in comparison to winter and summer seasons. But the number of worms counted as per abomasum was not found more than 10,000 to assess the severity of haemonchosis to be hyper * -acute form in any affected goat in any season.

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BANO, S., & SULTANA, N. (2018). SEASONAL INFECTION OF HAEMONCHUS CONTORTUS IN GOATS AT KANPUR, INDIA. UTTAR PRADESH JOURNAL OF ZOOLOGY, 25(1), 89-91. Retrieved from http://mbimph.com/index.php/UPJOZ/article/view/861
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