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Effect of levamisole treatment on lambing performance of winter housed ewes.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6710824     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The value of levamisole treatment of ewes housed during the last 10 weeks of pregnancy was studied over four successive years in a lowland flock of 400 ewes. Levamisole treatment, shortly after housing in January, improved the live lambing percentage each year, by an average of nine lambs per 100 ewes mated. Birthweight of lambs was unaffected by the improvement in lamb numbers.
Authors:
D C Brown; N L Allen; C J Ward
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Veterinary record     Volume:  114     ISSN:  0042-4900     ISO Abbreviation:  Vet. Rec.     Publication Date:  1984 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-05-24     Completed Date:  1984-05-24     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0031164     Medline TA:  Vet Rec     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  58-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Cattle
Cattle Diseases / prevention & control
Female
Fetal Death / prevention & control,  veterinary*
Helminthiasis / prevention & control
Helminthiasis, Animal*
Levamisole / therapeutic use*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Infectious / prevention & control,  veterinary*
Sheep
Sheep Diseases / prevention & control*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
14769-73-4/Levamisole

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