Diagnostic study for internal parasites in goat of Al-diwaniyah governorate


The study was involved examination of (275) fecal samples from local goats of both sexes in Al-Diwaniyah province. The study extended from beginning of September 2014 till end of February 2015 for detection of the main internal parasites that found in the alimentary canals of goats. Results showed that the numbers of manifested animals were 165 (60%).This study revealed that the local goats had manifested with three genera of Nematodes these were Ostertagia spp., Trichostrongylus spp. and Chabertia spp. with manifestation ratio reached to 74.5%, 81.81% and 3% respectively. As well as this study recorded manifestation of the animals with two genera of intestinal protozoa which were Eimeria spp. in 162 samples and Cryptosporidium spp. with 62 samples and the percentage reached 96.9% and 37.5 % respectively. Five species of Eimeria were diagnosed; E. arlongi, E. jolchijevi ,E. apsheronica, E. caprovina and E. kochari. Mixed infections (by helminthes and protozoa) also enlisted and reached 120 (72.7%) cases among examined animals, while the single infections were 45 (27%) cases.