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Propolis in the control of helminths in sheep

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Jocélio Dos Santos Araujo, Ivo Claudio Levistki

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Int. J. Agron. Agri. Res.14( 6), 69-74, June 2019


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The objective of the study was to evaluate the efficacy of the alcoholic solution of propolis in comparison to a commercial vermicide, in the control of gastrointestinal parasites in sheep. Thirty Santa Ines ewes were used, divided in 3 groups of 10 animals. The dose administered was 10mL for propolis and, for the vermicide, the dose recommended by the manufacturer. The samples were taken at intervals of 21 days, and the coprological exams were performed shortly after collection, analyzing light eggs, heavy eggs and egg counts per gram of faecal (FEC). Statistical differences between treatments. The efficacy of propolis in the control of gastrointestinal helminths, thus recommending its use, Emphasizing that it is still necessary to carry out more studies, relation to ideal concentrations, its mode of action and it residual effect.


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