Parasite Tracking Initiative Reports an Increase in Exposure to Ostertagia ostertagi in Cattle

14/10/2020

The tracker collected data from 90 dairy farms in a partnership between Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health and National Milk Laboratories...
 
Data to the end of August 2020 showed that around 80% of tested herds had raised levels of Ostertagia ostertagi antibody in bulk milk samples, indicating high exposure to this parasite during the grazing season.

For further information on Ostertagiosis and Ostertagia ostertagi check out the following topics on Vetlexicon Bovis:
Image: O. Ostertagi: McMaster slide with floatation equipment

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