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Hernandez Hernandez J.,Cuerpo Academico de Produccion Animal | Carreon Luna L.,Cuerpo Academico de Produccion Animal | Camacho Ronquillo J.C.,Cuerpo Academico de Produccion Animal | Utrera F.,Cuerpo Academico de Produccion Animal | And 2 more authors.
Revista Electronica de Veterinaria | Year: 2013

Fascioliasis is a disease present in sheep and even in man in Mexico is found in almost all states. In Puebla, a number of affected livers were found clinically undiagnosed, affecting livestock in living costs and marketing of sheep. The objective was to determine the presence of fascioliasis in sheep flocks productive impact in north-central state of Puebla. Study in San Jose Chiapa, humid temperate climate and summer rains. They used five sheep production units, dividing one by cardinal point (north, south, east and west) and a central unit. 320 sheep were the population of sheep and evaluated 120 randomly into five groups formed. We collected rectally 90-120 g of fecal excreta for coproparasitoscopia in the laboratory of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food (SAGARPA). 22 sheep showed flukes into two groups (north and south) with higher frequency in a population of 48 sheep tested, representing 46.0% of the affected population in both groups. As for economic loss was -$ 140.00/sheep for sale, by forfeiture of liver fascioliasis affected by the market. In conclusion, fascioliasis in the north central region of the state of Puebla, is a latent risk that affects the health of sheep and man, livers affected by consumption, accounting for 16.0% loss in the cost-benefit completion / sheep in its production unit. Source

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