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Studies on seasonal prevalence of ecto- and endo-parasites in indigenous chicken of Mbeere Subcounty, Kenya
(University of Nairobi, 2015)
A study was carried out to determine the seasonality of ecto- and endo-parasites in Mbeere Subcounty, Kenya. A total of 48 chicken were randomly selected and purchased from farms in the study area (24 in wet season and 24 ...
Farming practices and risk factors for transmission of helminths of free range pigs in Homabay District, Kenya
A questionnaire survey was carried out on 297 pig farmers in Homabay District in order to determine the risk factors associated with the transmission of helminths in free range pigs. Information on pig production and ...
Strategic control of gastrointestinal nematodes of sheep in the highlands of central Kenya
(University of Nairobi, 2002)
The effectiveness of anthelmintic treatments given 3 weeks after the onset of rains to control gastrointestinal nematodes in sheep in the highlands of central Kenya was investigated. The study was carried out on a farm ...
Comparison of two techniques used for the recovery of third-stage strongylid nematode Larvae from Herbage
(University of Nairobi, 2004-07-14)
A laboratory trial to determine the efficacy of two methods in recovering known numbers of third-stage (L3) strongylid nematode larvae from herbage was carried out. Herbage samples consisting almost entirely of star grass ...
Prevalence of gastrointestinal protozoa and association with risk factors in free range pigs in kenya
(University of Nairobi, 2010)
A questionnaire survey of nematode parasite control practices on goat farms in Denmark
(University of Nairobi., 1996)
A questionnaire survey to examine worm control practices on angora and other goat farms in Denmark was undertaken in 1993. Questionnaires were inserted in the July, 1993 issue of the official journal of the angora goat ...
Resistance to thiabendazole, febantel albendazole and levamisole in gastrointestinal nematodes of goats in Kenya
(University of Nairobi., 1993-03)
A survey was undertaken to determine resistance to thiabendazole (TBZ), febantel (FB), albendazole (ALB) and levamisole (LVM) in gastrointestinal nematodes of goats on 4 farms in Kenya. Resistance was first investigated ...
Worm control practices on sheep farms in Nyandarua District of Kenya
A questionnaire investigation was used to examine anthelmintic usage and practical worm control for sheep on 50 farms selected randomly in Nyandarua District of Central Kenya. Control of helminths was based primarily on ...
A survey of anthelmintic resistance in nematode parasites of goats in Denmark.
The occurrence of anthelmintic resistance in 15 goat herds in Denmark was investigated using the faecal egg count reduction test (FECRT), egg hatch assay (EHA) for thiabendazole (TBZ) and a microlarval development assay ...