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In this review, the main gastrointestinal nematodes infecting cattle in Zimbabwe and the epidemiological factors influencing their occurrence are reviewed and discussed. Nineteen gastrointestinal nematode species that belong to seven families have been found to occur in cattle in Zimbabwe. The main ...

Author(s)
Pfukenyi, D. M.; Mukaratirwa, S.
Publisher
Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, Onderstepoort, South Africa
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 2013, 80, 1, pp Art. #612
Abstract

Between January 1999 and December 2000 faecal samples from 16264 cattle at 12 dipping sites in the highveld and nine in the lowveld communal grazing areas of Zimbabwe were examined for gastrointestinal (GI) nematode and cestodes eggs, and coccidia oocysts. Strongyle larvae were identified following ...

Author(s)
Pfukenyi, D. M.; Mukaratirwa, S.; Willingham, A. L.; Monrad, J.
Publisher
Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, Onderstepoort, South Africa
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 2007, 74, 2, pp 129-142
Abstract

A study was conducted to determine the effects of treatment with fenbendazole slow-release (SR) bolus on productivity of indigenous cattle on communal pasture in Sanyati area, Zimbabwe. Animals were divided into two groups: fenbendazole group (animals received the Panacur SR bolus) and control...

Author(s)
Magaya, A.; Mukaratirwa, S.; Mutisi, C.; Kyvsgaard, N.; Thamsborg, S.
Citation
Zimbabwe Veterinary Journal, 2000, 31, 1, pp 29-40
Abstract

The effect of 1% moxidectin/cydectin at 0.2 mg/kg liveweight on gastrointestinal nematodes and on the growth of calves, weaners and cows was investigated in five communal areas on the highveld of Zimbabwe. Three field experiments were carried out between March 1996 and June 1997. In experiment 1,...

Author(s)
Moyo, D. Z.; Hendrikx, W. M. L.; Obwolo, M. J.; Eysker, M.
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2003, 35, 1, pp 1-16
Abstract

Between November 1992 and December 1994 faecal samples from 12 472 cattle at 64 dipping sites in Communal Farming Areas of the Mashonaland East Province, Zimbabwe were examined for helminth eggs and coccidial oocysts. Strongyle larvae were identified in cultures of pooled faeces. The most prevalent ...

Author(s)
Vassilev, G. D.
Citation
Zimbabwe Veterinary Journal, 1999, 30, 1, pp 1-17
Abstract

40 steers, 18 months old, were divided into 4 groups; fenbendazole (slow release bolus) and cottonseed meal (FCSM group); fenbendazole (FBZ group); cottonseed meal (CSM group); and control (no cottonseed meal and no fenbendazole) (control group). Performance parameters measured included worm eggs...

Author(s)
Magaya, A.; Mukaratirwa, S.; Willingham, A. L.; Kyvsgaard, N.; Thamsborg, S.
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 2000, 71, 1, pp 31-37
Abstract

Monthly individual faecal samples from 12 calves, 12 heifers, 17 steers, 12 lactating and 10 dry cows from the communal lands near Harare in the Mashonaland province of Zimbabwe, were collected over a period of one year. Eggs per gram (epg) were determined and the infective larvae (L3) examined,...

Author(s)
Pandey, V. S.; Chitate, F.; Nyanzunda, T. M.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1993, 51, 1/2, pp 99-106
Abstract

No natural outbreaks of AFLATOXICOSIS were diagnosed, but trials were carried out to determine the effects of prolonged feeding of infected groundnut cake to newly weaned pigs, calves, and lambs, and to day-old chicks, ducks and turkeys. For six months their rations included 20-25% groundnut cake...

Author(s)
Anon.
Citation
Rhodesia. Report of the Assistant Director of Veterinary Services (Research) for the year ending 30th September, 1964., 1965, pp 15 pp.
Abstract

ROUTINE WORK-This covers the same ground as before; diagnostical work was carried out and the preparation of immunizing agents against blackleg, redwater, gall sickness, horse sickness, infectious abortion and bovine ophthalmia was continued.
RESEARCH.
Some improvement in the animal accommodation...

Author(s)
Bevan, Ll. E. W.
Publisher
Salisbury: Government Printer.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Research for the Year 1930., 1931, pp 18 pp.
Abstract

This paper, written in semi-popular language, is of interest in giving some account of the comparative importance of the various species of parasitic worms infesting stock in Northern Rhodesia. Of the trematodes, Fasciola gigantica is much more prevalent than F. hepatica. Snail control is...

Author(s)
Le Roux, P. L.
Citation
Ann. Bull. Dept. Anim. Health, N. Rhodesia., 1932, pp 9-24 pp.

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