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A survey on the prevalence of hydatid disease in Teddy Goats slaughtered at Lahore abattoirs



A survey on the prevalence of hydatid disease in Teddy Goats slaughtered at Lahore abattoirs



Proceedings of Pakistan Congress of Zoology 8: 123-125



A total of 4216 Teddy Goats (2512 males and 1704 females) slaughtered at Lahore abattoirs, Pakistan, were studied. Echinococcus cysts were found in 472 (11.2%) of the goats. A higher percentage of infection was noted in males (14.01%) than females (7%). The average percentages of fertile and sterile cysts in lungs and liver were 53.33 and 46.66% respectively.

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