PREVALENCE OF FASCIOLOSIS IN SHEEP IN NILGIRlS

Article Id: ARCC3521 | Page : 73-74
Citation :- PREVALENCE OF FASCIOLOSIS IN SHEEP IN NILGIRlS.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2000.(34):73-74
C. SoundararaJan, R. Ani! Kumar, M. Raman·and M.Iyue
Address : Sheep Breeding Research Station - Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Sandynallah -643 237, India

Abstract

Mortality rate in sheep due to Fasciola gigantica in Nilgiris district-of Tamil Nadu was studied between April 1998 and March 1999. The overall mortality was 19.7%. High mortality rate (15.8%) was observed in summer followed by Southwest monsoon (3.8%) and winter (0.6%) respectively. No mortality was recorded during Northeast monsoon season.

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