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Prevalence of Coccidiosis in Cattle in Kashmir valley

Author(s): B. A. Pandit

Journal: Vet Scan
ISSN 0973-6980

Volume: 4;
Issue: 1;
Date: 2009;
Original page

Keywords: Eimeria | Calf | Kashmir

Nine hundred seventy one cattle calves under two different managemental practices were screened for different eimerian oocysts, out of which 711 were found to be positive for Eimeria parasites. 70.7% and 75.8% of calves from organized and un-organized managements were found to harbour Eimeria infection, respectively. The species identified included: Eimeria bovis, E. zuernii, E. bukidnonensis, E. subsphrica, E. auburnensis, E. ellipsodalis, E. Canadensis and E. cylindrica among which. Eimeria zuernii and E. bovis were most predominant species.
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