Kōrero: Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer

Lungworm in deer

Lungworm in deer

Lungworms live in the trachea and bronchi, and death occurs when the worms reach such large numbers that the airway becomes blocked. The most prevalent lungworm is Dictyocaulus viviparus. Animals can be treated with a multi-purpose drench that controls lungworm as well as parasites in the gut.

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Photograph by Gilbert van Reenen

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Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, 'Diseases of sheep, cattle and deer - Infectious and parasitic diseases of deer', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/17531/lungworm-in-deer (accessed 19 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Gary Clark, Neville Grace and Ken Drew, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008