Prevalence of gastro intestinal parasites of sheep in suburban part of Anantapuramu district of Andhra Pradesh
Dr. Chetankumar C, Dr. Srinivasa Naik H and Dr. B Raghukarn Naidu
A study was carried out to know the presence of various gastro intestinal parasites of sheep in Anantapuramu region of Andhra Pradesh. A total of 520 faecal samples were collected, processed and examined by sedimentation technique during the study period and 71(13.65%) samples were found positive. Gastro Intestinal parasites such as Haemonchus, Strongylus, Trichuris were identified, highest prevalence was observed with Haemonchus (53.52%) followed by mixed infections (26.76%), strongyles (9.85%) and Trichuris (9.85%). Significantly high prevalence of gastro intestinal parasites was found during monsoon (46.47%) followed by moderate in winter (36.61%) and least in summer (16.90%) in all ages of sheep which were screed.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Chetankumar C, Dr. Srinivasa Naik H and Dr. B Raghukarn Naidu. Prevalence of gastro intestinal parasites of sheep in suburban part of Anantapuramu district of Andhra Pradesh. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(9S): 20-22.