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Cover for Parasites of cattle and sheep: a practical guide to their biology and control.

This book contains 19 chapters that discuss parasitic gastroenteritis, coccidiosis, lungworm infections, ectoparasites in cattle and sheep, tapeworm infections, liver and rumen fluke, tick-borne diseases, responsible usage of parasiticides, and grazing management and practical implementation of...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Parasitic gastroenteritis in sheep: teladorsagiosis and trichostrongylosis.

There are many (>30) species of gastrointestinal nematodes that have been recorded as parasites of sheep; however, relatively few species contribute commonly and significantly to parasitic gastroenteritis (PGE), of which four genera play major roles: Teladorsagia, Trichostrongylus, Haemonchus...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Parasitic gastritis in sheep: haemonchosis; and parasitic enteritis in lambs: nematodirosis.

This chapter focuses on haemonchosis and nematodirosis in sheep in temperate regions. Subject headings are: parasite biology, pathology and pathophysiology; coinfections among abomasal nematodes; clinical observations; host responses; nutritional influences; periparturient period; larval ecology;...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tapeworm infections.

This chapter gives an overview about: ruminants as final hosts; life cycle; Oribatid mites as intermediate hosts for Moniezia species; pathogenicity of Moniezia infections; experimental infections; responses to differential anthelmintic treatment; diagnosis; control of Moniezia species in sheep and ...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lungworm infections in cattle.

Large lungworms can cause clinical disease and occasional mortality, whereas infections with small lungworms are often subclinical. Although several species of small lungworm have been isolated from small ruminants, this book chapter describes the most commonly described in the scientific...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lungworm infections in sheep.

This chapter describes the biology, clinical signs, pathology, larval ecology, immunity, epidemiology and control of the large ovine lungworm Dictyocaulus filaria. The parasitic stages in the host, clinical signs, free-living stages and intermediate molluscan hosts, transmission of infective larvae ...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Liver fluke.

This book chapter discusses liver flukes (Fasciola hepatica) and their snail intermediate hosts (Galba truncatula, Lymnaea auricularia), its molluscan intermediate hosts, G. truncatula habitats, snail movement, survival under unfavourable conditions, developmental stages, infection of the...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Grazing management and helminth control on stock farms.

This book chapter discusses three main aims of grazing management as a means of controlling nematode and trematode populations and limiting their impact on their hosts, namely: to limit the acquisition of infective stages (larvae and metacercariae) by susceptible hosts in order to reduce the...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Principles and practical implementation of parasite control on livestock farms.

This book chapter discusses various perspectives for the control of endemic parasites on livestock farms, namely: to ensure that animal welfare is not adversely affected; this is a moral priority that is supported by legislation in most countries, allow animals to perform at a level that is...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fleas and pets.

This chapter includes questions and answers on the causes and signs of flea infestation of dogs and cats, whether fleas can kill, effect of grooming, why fleas bite, how to spot a flea, how to determine if a dog or cat has fleas, the difference of fleas with lice and ticks, how to take fleas off a...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; Dryden, M. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245486)
Type
Book chapter

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