Title

Epidemiology and Control of Gastrointestinal Nematodes of Cattle in Southern Climates

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

3-1-2020

Abstract

© 2019 Elsevier Inc. Control of gastrointestinal nematodes (GIN) can have both economic and health benefits for cattle operations in the southern United States. In the past several decades, GIN control has relied almost exclusively on the use of anthelmintics. With the increase in anthelmintic resistance new strategies must be developed. Anthelmintic use should be minimized by integrating grazing management and a good herd health program into GIN control programs. This takes knowledge of GIN biology and epidemiology in the region (climate and weather) combined with specific information from the ranch.

Publication Source (Journal or Book title)

Veterinary Clinics of North America - Food Animal Practice

First Page

45

Last Page

57

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