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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 7, Issue:6, June, 2018

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(6): 2851-2857

A Coprological Survey of Gastrointestinal Parasites of Cattle in Udgir, Marathwada, India
K. Dappawar, B. S. Khillare, B. W. Narladkar and G. N. Bhangale*
Department of Veterinary Parasitology, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences,Kaulkhed Road, Udgir-413 517, Maharashtra, India
*Corresponding author

In a coprological survey of gastrointestinal parasites in cattle of Udgir and surrounding area was conducted during August 2015 to July 2016. The overall prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites in cattle was recorded to the extent of Strongyles sp. 9.30%, Strongyloides sp. 3.40%, Trichuris sp. 1.80%, Moniezia expansa 0.70%, Moniezia benedeni 0.20%, Eimeria sp. 1.30%, mixed infection 1.20% and Toxocara sp 0.70%. In monsoon showed the highest infection of 30.27 % while in winter 16.06% whereas summer season contributed to 7.76% infection. Age wise distribution of parasites showed declining trend with advancement of age the infection of parasites. Breed-wise analysis conducted for prevalence of gastrointestinal parasitic infection showed significant variation within the breeds of cattle present in the region.

Keywords: Coprological Survey, Gastrointestinal Parasites, Marathwada

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Dappawar M. K., B. S. Khillare, B. W. Narladkar and Bhangale G. N. 2018. A Coprological Survey of Gastrointestinal Parasites of Cattle in Udgir, Marathwada, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(6): 2851-2857. doi:
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