International Journal of Advanced Biochemistry Research

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Vol. 8, Special Issue 3, Part I (2024)

Gastro-intestinal parasites in calves: Comparing diarrheic and healthy calves

Author(s): Dr. Shivakumar M and Dr. Chetan Kumar GK
Abstract: Gastrointestinal parasitism poses a significant challenge in the livestock sector, especially among vulnerable calves. This study investigates the age, gender, season wise prevalence gastrointestinal parasites in calves. A comprehensive analysis of 372 fecal samples revealed an overall prevalence of 36.6%, with higher rates in younger, male animals during the rainy season. Notably, diarrheic calves exhibited a higher prevalence than healthy ones across age groups. Male calves also showed a slightly elevated prevalence.
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International Journal of Advanced Biochemistry Research
How to cite this article:
Dr. Shivakumar M, Dr. Chetan Kumar GK. Gastro-intestinal parasites in calves: Comparing diarrheic and healthy calves. Int J Adv Biochem Res 2024;8(3S):669-671. DOI: 10.33545/26174693.2024.v8.i3Si.855
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