Efficacy of fenbendazole and ivermectin against naturally occurring gastrointestinal helminths of Chottanagpuri sheep at Ranchi, Jharkhand
A Jena, Lalita Kumari, AR Deb, SK Joshi1 and SS Biswal
This study was aimed at evaluation of efficacy of common broad spectrum anthelmintics viz. Fenbendazole and Ivermectin, against gastrointestinal helminths in Chottanagpuri sheep of Jharkhand. A total eighteen growing lambs and twelve pregnant ewes were taken for the study, Fenbendazole was administered at the dosage of 10mg/Kg body weight orally and Ivermectin at the dosage of 0.2mg/Kg body weight subcutaneously. The egg per gram estimation were carried out on zero days before treatment and twice weekly upto 14th day post treatment and the efficacy was evaluated using fecal egg count reduction test. This experiment concludes that there is no such emergence of anthelmintic resistance in Chottanagpuri sheep pertaining to Fenbendazole and Ivermectin.
How to cite this article:
A Jena, Lalita Kumari, AR Deb, SK Joshi1, SS Biswal. Efficacy of fenbendazole and ivermectin against naturally occurring gastrointestinal helminths of Chottanagpuri sheep at Ranchi, Jharkhand. Pharma Innovation 2018;7(1):550-552.