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Optic neuropathy in sheep associated with overdosage of closantel
This report describes clinical and pathological findings in 2 flocks in Brazil where blindness and deaths in sheep occurred after closantel overdosage. Depression, weakness, and blindness affected 37 animals and 17 died ...
Semen variables of sheep (Ovis aries) experimentally infected with Toxoplasma gondii
The influence of Toxoplasma gondii on semen variables and sperm morphology of sheep was evaluated in eight reproductive males distributed into three experimental groups: GI, three sheep inoculated with 2.0 × 105 of P strain ...
Epidemiology of sheep myiases in São Paulo State, Brazil
A survey of Diptera species causing cutaneous myiases on sheep in Botucatu, São Paulo, Brazil was made to determine seasonal incidence, predilection sites and the factors predisposing to infestation. Sheep were checked ...
Assessment of genetic diversity and structure of major sheep breeds from Pakistan
The present study aimed at the genetic characterization of major economically important sheep (Ovis aries) breeds from Pakistan. A total of 155 sheep from five breeds, Balkhi (PBS), Kaghani (PKS), Damani (PDS), Salt Range ...
Seroprevalence of and risk factors for Toxoplasma gondii in sheep raised in the Jaboticabal microregion, São Paulo State, Brazil
(Elsevier B.V., 2010-02-01)
Seroprevalence of and risk factors for toxoplasmosis in sheep from different properties in the Jaboticabal microregion, São Paulo State, Brazil were determined. Antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii were found in sera of 52.0% ...
Respiratory heat loss in the sheep: a comprehensive model
A model is presented for the respiratory heat loss in sheep, considering both the sensible heat lost by convection (C-R) and the latent heat eliminated by evaporation (E-R). A practical method is described for the estimation ...
Trypanosoma (Megatrypanum) melophagium in the Sheep Ked Melophagus ovinus from Organic Farms in Croatia: Phylogenetic Inferences Support Restriction to Sheep and Sheep Keds and Close Relationship with Trypanosomes from Other Ruminant Species
Trypanosoma (Megatrypanum) melophagium is a parasite of sheep transmitted by sheep keds, the sheep-restricted ectoparasite Melophagus ovinus (Diptera: Hippoboscidae). Sheep keds were 100% prevalent in sheep from five organic ...
Liveweight and Chest Girth Correlation in Commercial Sheep and Goat Herds in Southwestern Nigeria
(Sociedad Chilena de Anatomía, 2009)
Application of Morphological Indices in the Assessment of Type and Function in Sheep
(Sociedad Chilena de Anatomía, 2006)
Circadian and seasonal variation of the body temperature of sheep in a tropical environment.
Nychthemeral and annual rhythms of the rectal temperature were determined for Corriedale sheep in a tropical climate. The minimum rectal temperature averaged 39.55 degrees C at 0500 hours in summer, and 38.87 degrees C at ...