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The prevalence of metacestodiasis was investigated in 279 cattle, 171 pigs and 269 goats slaughtered at various abattoirs in Mizoram, Nagaland and Assam, India, between March 1986 and August 1987. The overall infection rates in the 3 states were 14.69%, 14.61% and 27.50%, respectively. The...

Roy, B.; Tandon, V.
Indian Journal of Animal Health, 1989, 28, 1, pp 5-10

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...

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

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...

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

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