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Prevalence of Strongyle infections in goat of Maha Koushal region, Madhya Pradesh, India
- Singh, Alok Kumar, Das, G., Roy, B., Nath, S., Naresh, Ram, Kumar, Sahil
- Journal of parasitic diseases 2016 v.40 no.2 pp. 289-291
- Bunostomum, Haemonchus, Oesophagostomum, Strongyloides, Trichostrongylus, farmers, goats, larvae, parasitoses, India
- The coproculture study on Strongyle infection of goats was carried out in small holder farmers kept under semi-intensive management system in Balaghat, Narsinghpur and Chhindwara district, Madhya Pradesh, during the period from July 2011 to February 2012. Copro-culture of the samples positive for Strongyle infection revealed Haemonchus sp., Trichostrongylus sp., Oesophagostomum sp., Strongyloides sp., and Bunostomum sp. in a decreasing order in goats. The larvae of Haemonchus sp. (61.63 %) and Strongyloides sp. (7.50 %) were highest in Balaghat, Trichostrongylus (18.13 %) in Narsinghpur, while Oesophagostomum sp. (10.50 %) and Bunostomum sp. (5.75 %) were in Chhindwara district. The finding of this study indicates that, even though subclinical in nature, Strongyle infection are one of the major problems that could hamper health and productivity and there is need for design a programme to minimize and control Strongyle infection in goats in the study area.