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Transhumance is defined as 'seasonal moving of livestock to regions of different climate'. It is an integral part of livestock production in many parts of the world and takes several forms including moving of livestock from lowland to mountainous pastures or from dry to humid areas. The impact of...

Author(s)
Eckert, J.; Hertzberg, H.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1994, 54, 1/3, pp 103-125
Abstract

The rates of Echinococcus infection in man and meat animals (intermediate hosts) and dogs (the definitive host) must be defined before control programmes can be evaluated. The prevalence of echinococcosis in meat animals in Spain is reviewed, with reference to the organs affected and the rates of...

Author(s)
García Díez, A. J.
Publisher
Universidad de León, Secretariado de Publicaciones, León, Spain
Citation
¿Que hay de nuevo en hidatidología? XI Reunión científica nacional de la Asociación Española de Hidatidología, León, 13 y 14 de Octubre de 1995., 1996, pp 111-137
Abstract

Based on the experiences obtained during the 1980's, prevalence of animal parasitoses was surveyed by a questionnaire method in Hungary. 26 organizations (19 county veterinary stations, 5 veterinary diagnostic institutes, 1 slaughterhouse and 1 animal clinic) participated in the survey. Of the 73...

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Kassai, T.; Békési, L.
Citation
Magyar Állatorvosok Lapja, 1993, 48, 12, pp 721-730
Abstract

The occurrence of parasites in slaughter animals between 1980-1991 in the Olsztyn province was analysed. Out of 2 231 633 slaughter pigs trichinellosis was found in 20 animals (0.0009%), hydatidosis in 9037 (4.047%), cysticercosis in 80 (0.0036%) and liver fluke in 27 (0.0012%). In cattle (221 971...

Author(s)
Uradziński, J.; Radkowski, M.
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 1992, 48, 12, pp 564-566
Abstract

A study was conducted to assess the economic losses due to parasitic diseases of 714 556 livestock slaughtered in the municipal abattoir at Maiduguri, Nigeria, between January 1982 and December 1987. In decreasing order of economic importance, the main diseases recorded with estimates of losses...

Author(s)
Ahmed, M. I.; Nwosu, C. O.; Srivastava, G. C.
Citation
Nigerian Journal of Animal Production, 1994, 21, 1/2, pp 152-155
Abstract

A survey conducted at the Jeddah abattoir every month from 1983-1984 demonstrated higher incidences of parasitic diseases in imported as opposed to indigenous livestock (sheep, cattle and camels). Helminthic infections were fascioliasis, echinococcosis, cysticercosis, onchocerciasis (caused by ...

Author(s)
Ghandour, A. M.
Publisher
Pro Entomologia, Basle, Switzerland
Citation
Fauna of Saudi Arabia, Vol. 9, 1988, pp 468-477
Abstract

The losses caused by hydatidosis, cysticerciasis and trichinelliasis in pigs and by fascioliasis in cattle are assessed from slaughterhouse data from various parts of Poland.

Author(s)
Kuczynski, J.
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 1974, 30, 4, pp 204-206
Abstract

Data on condemnations of meat and offal from 65 selected abattoirs in England and Wales from 1969 to 1978 are analyzed. In 1969 fascioliasis in adult cattle was responsible for the condemnation of 35.34% of livers but in 1978 the condemnation rate had fallen to 5.63%. This represents a saving of...

Author(s)
Blamire, R. V.; Goodhand, R. H.; Taylor, K. C.
Citation
Veterinary Record, 1980, 106, 9, pp 195-199
Abstract

A comprehensive statistical analysis was made of quarterly survey data (1969 to 1975) for England and Wales collected by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries & Food. The numbers of carcasses and offals of cattle, pig and sheep condemned for various disease conditions are recorded. In cattle, the...

Author(s)
Evans, D. G.; Pratt, J. H.
Citation
British Veterinary Journal, 1978, 134, 5, pp 476-492
Abstract

The prevalences of various parasitic diseases recorded in cattle, pigs and sheep slaughtered during 1970 to 1976 at Valdivia, Chile, are tabulated. Of a total of 98 624 cattle, 80 154 (81.3%) had hydatid cysts, 13 116 (13.3%) had fascioliasis and 44 (0.04%) had cysticerciasis. The prevalence of...

Author(s)
Ernst, S.; Aguilar, H.
Citation
Boletin Chileno de Parasitologia, 33, 3/4, pp 66-69

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