Project summary: Parasitism and control strategies in domesticated buffalo populations of Australia

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  • Published: 1 Nov 2019

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Of the endemic diseases that affect livestock in Australia, parasitic diseases have the most substantial financial impact on farm productivity. It is estimated that losses total as much as $2.1 billion annually across animal industries.

This Project described the current state of gastrointestinal parasitism on water buffalo farms, detailing current farm practices, demographics of water buffalo populations, and how these characteristics affect parasite infection.