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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 ...
Vasoactive intestinal polypeptide inhibits electromyographic activity of the reticulo-omasal orifice in meal-fed sheep in warm and cold environments
The effects of intragastric arterial infusions (1 mL min−1) of physiological saline, vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP) or VIP-antagonist [4Cl-D-Phe6, Leu17] VIP (1 nmol mL−1) on electromyographic (EMG) activities of ...
Anthelmintic resistance amongst sheep and goats in Kenya
(University of Nairobi., 1996)
Faecal egg count reduction tests (FECRT) and larval cultures were used to assess the prevalence of anthelmintic resistance amongst sheep and goats on farms served by Kenya's five regional Veterinary Investigation Laboratories. ...
The effects of a controlled-release albendazole capsule (Proftril-Captec) on parasitism in grazing Corriedale ewes in the Nyandarua district of Kenya.
The effects of intraruminal sustained-release capsules (IRSRCs) on parasitism in grazing Corriedale ewes were investigated over a period of 119 days (4 June-30 September 1993) using 40 ewes aged approximately 2 years and ...
Anthelmintic resistance in nematode parasites of sheep in Denmark
(University of Nairobi., 1997)
The occurrence of anthelmintic resistance on sixteen sheep farms in Denmark was investigated using the faecal egg count reduction test (FECRT), the egg hatch assay (EHA) for thiabendazole (TBZ) and a microlarval development ...