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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...

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Eckert, J.; Hertzberg, H.
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Veterinary Parasitology, 1994, 54, 1/3, pp 103-125
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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...

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Uradziński, J.; Radkowski, M.
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 1992, 48, 12, pp 564-566
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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...

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Blamire, R. V.; Goodhand, R. H.; Taylor, K. C.
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Veterinary Record, 1980, 106, 9, pp 195-199
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An analysis was made of data from a local slaughter house in Chile from 1960 to 1977. In over 106 pigs the incidence of trichiniasis was 0.04%, cysticerciasis, 0.41% fascioliasis 1.51% and hepatic hydatid disease 5.8%. In over 200,000 cattle the incidence of fascioliasis was 17.3% and that of...

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Gorman, T.; Plaza, J.; Cartes, J.
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 12, 1, pp 30-43

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