This book is comprised of 11 chapters covering the prevention and control of ectoparasites that contribute to disease and infection in sheep and goats, types of parasites, diseases caused by these parasites and control methods that are currently available. Moreover, the implications of these ectoparasitoses on animal welfare and environmental impacts are also discussed. Focus is given on mites (Acari), ticks (Ixodida), lice (Phthiraptera), flies (Diptera), fleas (Siphonaptera), diagnosis, prevention, chemical control, alternative control methods and economic damage.In laboratory studies, the subclinical phase can last for 14a40 days, during which period the mite adjusts to the new host and the host ... infestations remain undetectable until from 25 to 30 days postchallenge, even with a challenge higher than expected in the field; however, the ... remains untreated, it may extend over the whole sheep, down the flanks and limbs, and also on to the head , face and tail (Fig.
|Title||:||External Parasites of Small Ruminants A Practical Guide to their Prevention and Control|
|Author||:||Peter George Bates|
|Publisher||:||CABI - 2012|