Helminth fauna of waterfowl poultry in the territory of babek region of Nakhchivan AR
Seyidbeyli MI and Rzayev FH
The helminth fauna of waterfowl poultry has not been studied in Nakhchivan AR. For the first time in the territory of Babek region of Nakhchivan AR during 2014-2017 years Anas platyrhynchos dom. və Anser anser dom. has been studied and 6 species of helminths (Fimbriaria fasciolaris, Amidostomum anseris, Trichostrongylus tenius, Capillaria obsignata, Ganguleterakis dispar, Tetrameres fissispina) has been identified. 4 species (A. anseris, T. tenius C. obsignata, G.dispar) and 6 species were found in domestic goose (A. anseris, T. tenuis C. obsignata, G.dispar) and in domestic ducks respectively. Total infection with parasites in Babak region was 31.2%. Chesmebasar (E.I.-66.7%; 5 species) and Goshadiz (E.I.-58.3%; 5 species) villages were prevailed according to both parasites infection rate and species number. Among the discovered helminths, A. anseris and G. dispar nematodes were more commonly found in the research areas (G.dispar - 8 out of 14, A.anseris - 9 out of 14).