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prevalence and economic importance of fasciolosis in cattle, sheep and goats in kenya
A 10 year (1990-1999) retrospective study using post mortem records was carried out at Veterinary Department Headquarters Kabete to determine the prevalence and economic importance of fasciolosis in cattle, goats and sheep ...
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. ...
Feeding practices and effects of gastrointestinal parasite infections on live weight gain of small ruminants in smallholder mixed farms in Kenya
The objective of this study was to quantify the effects of gastrointestinal nematodosis on live weight gain (LWG) of sheep and goats kept in smallholder farms in Kenya. A total of 307 sheep and goats from smallholder farms ...
Susceptibility to IVM in a field strain of Haemonchus contortus subjected to four treatments in a closed sheep–goat flock in Kenya
Susceptibility to IVM (IVM) of “strain A” Haemonchus contortus which had been exposed to IVM four times over a 2-year period was compared to IVM susceptibility of “strain C” H. contortus which had no prior field exposure ...
Comparative Study of Albendazole and Oxfendazole in Treatment of Cystic Echinococcosis in sheep and goats
The objective of this study was to compare the efficacy of two drugs, albendazole and oxfendazole in treatment of cystic echinococcosis using naturally infected sheep and goats. Fifteen (15) animals with natural infections ...
Evaluation of Ethyl Alcohol in Treatment of Cystic Echinococcosis Using Puncture, Aspiration, Introduction, Reaspiration (PAIR) Technique
This study was carried out to evaluate the effect of 95% ethyl alcohol in PAIR technique. Animals with natural infection were randomly divided into two groups. In the test group, cysts (n=7) were punctured, cyst fluid ...