Prevalence and therapeutical Study of Gastrointestinal Nematodes in Local Goats in Northern of Iraq
Keywords:Gastrointestinal nematodes, Therapeutical, goats, Marshallagia spp, Ivermectin, C colocynthis
The purpose of this study was to study the species and prevalence GINs and detect the efficacy and resistance
of some anthelmintics in local goats in northern Iraq. A total of 180 local goats originating from 25 goat
farms were examined. As a result twelve species of these worms have been diagnosed, with a percentage
of infection 64.44%, The Marshallagia spp. had the highest incidence 53.4%. The efficacy of anthelmintic
drugs in the 3rd week after treatment for each the Ivermectin, A sativum, C colocynthis and O oil, reached to
95.3, 62.3, 92 and 31.2% respectively, and the study noted that there is resistance to some of these therapies
by some types of worms.
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