Epidemiology and Control of Gastro-Intestinal Helminthosis in Cattle Intensive-Breeding

  • J. A. Euzeby
Part of the Current Topics in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science book series (CTVM, volume 9)


The following report summarises the measures to be implemented to control helmintic infections in intensive cattle breeding units in order to reduce economic losses resulting from sub-clinical infections. The various systems of cattle-management are reviewed and various types of infections in these systems are considered. Control is then considered chiefly emphasising the measures to be taken in herds which alternate between housing and grazing periods. Finally, the necessity of integrated control is stressed and the economic benefits from implementing control are discussed.


Anthelmintic Treatment Grazing Season Grazing Period Dairy Breed Young Calf 
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© ECSC, EEC, EAEC, Brussels-Luxembourg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. A. Euzeby
    • 1
  1. 1.Parasitologie et Maladies Parasitaires Marcy l’EtoileEcole Nationale Vétérinaire de LyonCharbonnières-les-BainsFrance

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