Ectoparasites of Cattle and Small Ruminants

by Roberto Cortinas, Carl J. Jones
Veterinary Clinics of North America - Food Animal Practice ()


Arthropod ectoparasites are the most ubiquitous life forms affecting ruminant animals and commonly affect the daily activity and health status of ruminants. This article describes the phenology of several important ectoparasites of livestock and small ruminants, and delineates some general control and management strategies for protecting domestic ruminants.

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