Title

Ovine cysticercosis in Western Australia : a programme to control Cysticercus ovis on farms in the Albany, Plantagenet and Denmark Shires of Western Australia

Publication Date

1977

Series Number

34

Abstract

Discusses the difficulty of detecting Cysticercosis ovis in carcasses and boned mutton, and reports a series of survey and extension measures designed to reduce the incidence of affected carcasses reaching abattoirs. An initial step in the programme was to survey the incidence of Taenia ovis in farm dogs in the Albany region of Western Australia, and to locate dog management factors which might be influencing the distribution and permanence of ovine cysticercosis in the Albany area.

Keywords

Denmark (WA : Shire), Dogs, Disease control, Taenia ovis, Plantagenet (WA : Shire), Albany (WA : Shire), Western Australia

Comments

Withdrawn from circulation July 1998

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