Veterinary Science & Technology

ISSN: 2157-7579

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Damwesh SD

Nakam Memorial Secondary School Panyam,
PMB 1277 Mangu, Plateau State

  • Research Article
    Best Periods for Deworming Cattle against Fasciolosis in Nigeria (A Tropical Sub-Saharan Country with Dry and Wet Seasons)
    Author(s): Damwesh SD and Ardo MBDamwesh SD and Ardo MB

    Best periods for deworming cattle against fasciolosis in Nigeria. A number of researches have confirmed the presence of fasciolosis and the extent of its harm both to cattle and humans in Nigeria. However, less attention has been given as to the specific periods during which cattle should be dewormed against the parasites. As a result, cattle are usually dewormed randomly at any time with just any fluckicide and in many cases are dewormed only when symptoms appear. This contributes to the lingering disease despite repetitive treatment. This study recommends specific periods in the rainy season and dry season for deworming cattle based on records of research findings in the past and of recent. A research was conducted towards the close of the rainy season (September ending and October ending, 2010) in 2 local Government Areas (Girei and Yola South) of Adamawa state in north eastern Nig.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2157-7579.1000270

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