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The Use of Sheep Breeds Resistant to Internal Parasites
Julio E. Correa, James G. Floyd, Lisa Kriese-Anderson
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Pages / Length: 4
Publication Date: 02/10/2016

Gastrointestinal parasitism is a major problem in sheep production worldwide. A monetary value for losses from parasites is difficult to ascertain, but it can be very substantial. This publication presents an approach that can be used in combination with strategic deworming and good pasture management to control internal parasites in sheep. This approach involves breeding sheep for improved resistance to these parasites.