Studies on Major Ectoparasits and Associated Gross and Microscopic Lesions in Small Ruminants of Kamiba and Bonke Districts (Southern,Ethiopia).

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A study was conducted to determine the prevalence of ectoparasites and associated gross and microscopic skin lesions in sheep and goats in Kamba and Bonke districts (woredas) of Gamo- Gofa Zone in Southern Naions Nationalities and peoples Regional State. The study was conducted from October 2007 to April 2008. During the study period a total of 483 sheep and 503 goats were examined for the presence of ectoparasites and lesions caused by these parasites. Study sheep and goats were randomly selected from fifteen peasants associations of Kamba and Bonke districts. An overall prevalence of (73.53%) of ectoparasites was recorded in both host species



Bonke and Kamba districts ectoparasites , skin lesions, small ruminants,Elhiopia . '