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Understanding the Most dangerous Parasite

Gastrointestinal Round Worm (Barber Pole Worm) – Haemonchus Contortus

The round worm is a blood sucking parasite that can cause severe anemia, protein loss and death. It causes lower growth rates, reduced reproductive performance and higher rates of illness and death in the goats in infects. This parasite can consume up to 10% of an animals total blood volume in a day and easily cause them to quickly become anemic.

 Lifecycle takes approx 21 days to complete