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The dynamics of hematology indices changes in chicken infested by ectoparasits at the initial stage and after antiparasite treatment.


The mix invasions with ectoparasits (biting lices, fleas, gamasid mites) in chickens causes the decrease by 27,5% of the erythrocytes number, the decrease by 29,1% of trombocytes and 16,6% of hemoglobin in the blood of infested birds. The status of these infested chickens is characterized by their significant poisoning, anemia and hemorrhages in the focus of parasites.