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2017, Vol. 5, Issue 6
Studies on prevalence of helminth infection in goats in Udaipur district (Rajasthan)

Neelam Kumari Faran, Sanweer Khatoon, Deepak Kumar Sharma, Subha Ganguly and Vikas Kumar

Goat farming is the great economic importance as a major source of income for small and the landless farmers in rural areas. A study on prevalence of helminths of goat in relation to age, sex, seasonal, tehsil and month-wise was studied at Udaipur district, Rajasthan from May 2016 to January 2017 by faecal examination. Out of a 390 faecal samples examined in which 296 (75.89%) in goat were positive for one or more species of helminth parasites. In goat Strongyles sp. were most prevalent (31.08%), followed by Amphistome sp. (23.31%), Trichuris sp.(15.20%), Fasciola sp. (7.77%), Moniezia sp. (2.70%) and Strongyloides sp.(0.67%). Mixed infection was (19.25%) in goat. In goat, seasonal analysis revealed highest prevalence in rainy season followed by winter and lowest in summer. Tehsil-wise prevalence showed highest prevalence in Mavli tehsil in goat. Sex-wise observations showed females were more infected with helminth infection than the males in goat respectively. The age-wise prevalence of helminths infection reported highest prevalence in age group more than 2 years followed by 1-2 year group and group 6 month to 1 year in goat. Month wise helminth infection showed higher prevalence in October Month in sheep
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How to cite this article:
Neelam Kumari Faran, Sanweer Khatoon, Deepak Kumar Sharma, Subha Ganguly, Vikas Kumar. Studies on prevalence of helminth infection in goats in Udaipur district (Rajasthan). J Entomol Zool Stud 2017;5(6):2002-2006.
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