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External parasites of small ruminants. A practical guide to their prevention and control.

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Description

This book is comprised of 11 chapters covering the prevention and control of ectoparasites that contribute to disease and infection in sheep and goats, types of parasites, diseases caused by these parasites and control methods that are currently available. Moreover, the implications of these ectoparasitoses on animal welfare and environmental impacts are also discussed. Focus is given on mites (Acari), ticks (Ixodida), lice (Phthiraptera), flies (Diptera), fleas (Siphonaptera), diagnosis, prevention, chemical control, alternative control methods and economic damage.

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Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction. Author(s): Bates, P.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 15) Mites (Acari). Author(s): Bates, P.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 49) Ticks (Ixodida). Author(s): Bates, P.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 63) Lice (Phthiraptera). Author(s): Bates, P.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 75) Flies (Diptera). Author(s): Bates, P.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 99) Fleas (Siphonaptera). Author(s): Bates, P.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 103) Diagnosis. Author(s): Bates, P.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 119) Prevention. Author(s): Bates, P.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 125) Chemical control. Author(s): Bates, P.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 185) Alternative control methods. Author(s): Bates, P.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 197) Economic damage. Author(s): Bates, P.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Veterinary Laboratories Agency (VLA), Surrey, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2012
  • ISBN
  • 9781845936648
  • Record Number
  • 20123038731