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Trichostrongylid Nematode Infections Associated with the Handling of Cattle Slurry — a Survey of Danish Studies

  • P. Nansen
  • Sv. Aa. Henriksen
  • R. J. Jørgensen
  • J. Foldager
Part of the Current Topics in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science book series (CTVM, volume 9)

Abstract

The application of cattle slurry to pastures may lead to raised herbage contamination with trichostrongyle larvae and subsequent parasitism in grazing animals. The liquid manure handling may lead to variable and unforeseeable epidemiological events, and even permanently housed animals may be exposed to infection. Precautions suggested for minimising the parasitological hazards are discussed, including the possible role of the biogas process in decontaminating slurry.

Keywords

Cattle Manure Anthelmintic Treatment Grazing Season Cattle Slurry Slurry Application 
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© ECSC, EEC, EAEC, Brussels-Luxembourg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Nansen
    • 1
  • Sv. Aa. Henriksen
    • 2
  • R. J. Jørgensen
    • 1
  • J. Foldager
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Veterinary Microbiology and HygieneRoyal Veterinary and Agricultural UniversityCopenhagen VDenmark
  2. 2.State Veterinary Serum LaboratoryCopenhagen VDenmark
  3. 3.National Institute of Animal ScienceCopenhagen VDenmark

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