Principles of animal health management cont'd 1

Agricultural Science S.S.S 3 First Term


Principles of animal health management cont'd

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to:

       1.   Explain endo and ectoparasites.

     2. State the method of prevention and control of endo and ectoparasites.  


Parasites of farm animals

A parasite is a living organism which depends on host animals for its nutrition either at some stages or at all stages of its life. As a result of this, it causes injury or harm to farm animals.

There are two main groups of animal parasites

1. Ectoparasites: These are parasites found living on the external parts of the body especially the skin e.g.... View More

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