Author : Chesti, M.Z.

A case report of Gastrothylax crumenifer incidence in sheep in Kashmir Valley

T. Ahmad; M.L. Reshi; M.Z. Chesti; S. Tanveer; Z.A. Shah

Iraqi Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2013, Volume 27, Issue 1, Pages 71-72
DOI: 10.33899/ijvs.2013.82965

A total of 655 sheep were examined during 2008 to establish seasonal infection caused by Gastrothylax Crumenifer. The sheep were chosen from different areas of Kashmir valley, but the parasite G. Crumenifer was found throughout the year with prevalence 49%. Prevalence increased in the rainy and post-monsoon seasons and decreased slightly in winter and summer.