Prevalence Of Gastro Intestinal Parasites Of Domestic Pigs In Selected Pig Farms In Umudike, Ikwuano L.G.A, Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria.

CHIZELUNWA | 65 pages (12929 words) | Projects
Zoology | Co Authors: FRANCISCA C.

ABSTRACT

The current study on the prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites of pigs carried out in different farms in umuahia, Abia state from May-July, 2018. A total of 151 pigs feacal samples were collected randomly from piglets, growers and adults of both sexes. The microscopic examination was done using sedimentation methods. The prevalence of the pig feacal samples based on the pig's age indicated that Adults recorded the highest prevalence rate of 58 % , piglets recorded 23.2%, lastly by growers 18.8% respectively. A total of (6) different parasites were seen during the study. They include; Strongyloides ransomi (36.6%)which has the highest infection rate followed by Balantidium coli (23.2%), Trichuris suis (15.2%), Ascaris suum (10.7%), Oesophagostomum spp (8.0%) and Taeniasolium (6.3%). The prevalence based on sex of pig indicated that the female recorded the highest prevalence rate of 58.3% while male recorded the prevalence rate of 43.7%. Lastly, In respect to (4) different farms recorded that Saiky farms had 40(26.5%) followed by Dike farms 36(23.8%), Grace farm 40 (26.5%) while Mouau had the least prevalent rate of 35(23.2%). Gastrointestinal parasitic infections still remain as constraint to a major impediment and profitable livestock production. Prevention control and reduction to mortality, morbidity and transmission were given in the recommendation.

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CHIZELUNWA, C (2023). Prevalence Of Gastro Intestinal Parasites Of Domestic Pigs In Selected Pig Farms In Umudike, Ikwuano L.G.A, Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria.. Repository.mouau.edu.ng: Retrieved Jun 23, 2024, from https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/prevalence-of-gastro-intestinal-parasites-of-domestic-pigs-in-selected-pig-farms-in-umudike-ikwuano-lga-umuahia-abia-state-nigeria-7-2

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CHIZELUNWA, CHIZELUNWA. "Prevalence Of Gastro Intestinal Parasites Of Domestic Pigs In Selected Pig Farms In Umudike, Ikwuano L.G.A, Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria." Repository.mouau.edu.ng. Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 14 Sep. 2023, https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/prevalence-of-gastro-intestinal-parasites-of-domestic-pigs-in-selected-pig-farms-in-umudike-ikwuano-lga-umuahia-abia-state-nigeria-7-2. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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CHIZELUNWA, CHIZELUNWA. "Prevalence Of Gastro Intestinal Parasites Of Domestic Pigs In Selected Pig Farms In Umudike, Ikwuano L.G.A, Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria.". Repository.mouau.edu.ng, Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 14 Sep. 2023. Web. 23 Jun. 2024. < https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/prevalence-of-gastro-intestinal-parasites-of-domestic-pigs-in-selected-pig-farms-in-umudike-ikwuano-lga-umuahia-abia-state-nigeria-7-2 >.

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CHIZELUNWA, CHIZELUNWA. "Prevalence Of Gastro Intestinal Parasites Of Domestic Pigs In Selected Pig Farms In Umudike, Ikwuano L.G.A, Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria." Repository.mouau.edu.ng (2023). Accessed 23 Jun. 2024. https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/prevalence-of-gastro-intestinal-parasites-of-domestic-pigs-in-selected-pig-farms-in-umudike-ikwuano-lga-umuahia-abia-state-nigeria-7-2

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