Parasitology


Faecal egg counts and drench tests
Parasitology

Parasitology Lab



Internal parasitism is a common problem in the Camden region frequently causing disease and mortality in sheep and goats.

The problems associated with internal parasites are exacerbated by a high incidence of resistance to the commonly available deworming products.

Pre- and post treatment faecal egg counts are useful to determine:
Pre- and post treatment faecal egg counts

Pre- and post treatment faecal egg counts



* if worming is necessary.

* the effectiveness of the products used.

* whether resistant parasites are present in the herd.

* the level of resistance.