alexa Abstract | Studies on Parasites and Diseases of Poultry in Ekiti State, Nigeria

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Abstract

Record of cases of coccidiosis infection in Ekiti State were collected from the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Veterinary Division, Ekiti State, from 2007- 2009. In 2007, of the 14 cases of coccidiosis infection reported, January had the highest percentage of 71.4% while the least percentage of 7.1% was recorded in May. In 2008, there were 34 cases of coccidiosis reported, October had the highest percentage of 47.1% and the least percentage of 2.9% was recorded in February and July, Also, in 2009 there were 35 cases reported with October having the highest percentage of 40% while April recorded the least percentage of 5.7%. There was no significant difference (t 0.256; P > 0.05) in the percentages of occurrence of coccidiosis between 2007 and 2008. Similarly, the percentage of occurrence of coccidiosis between 2008 and 2009 was not significant (t 0.374; P > 0.05). Measures aimed at eradicating the disease are highlighted.

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Author(s): Adewole SO Agunbiade RO Ayeni SK and Omonijo AO

Keywords

Parasite, Infection, Disease, Coccidiosis, Chicken(s), Poultry., physiology, cell and molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, biotechnology, bioinformatics, microbiology, immunology, parasitology

 
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