International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry
Vol. 7, Issue 5, Part A (2022)
Review on identification of ixodid tick species on bovine in and around Shanan Dhugo District, Eastern Ethiopia
Author(s): Merga Firdisa Duguma
The take a look at became carried out on nearby breed farm animals, determined in and round Shanan Dhugo district, Western Hararghe from April 2019 to December 2019 to discover the fundamental Ixodid ticks species and its incidence. The sampled animals from peasant institutions of Shanan Dhugo district have been randomly decided on with the aid of using a multistage sampling method after which tested for tick infestation. Out of the entire 420 farm animals tested, 120 (28.57%) have been determined to be infested with the aid of using one or extra tick species. About 958 person ticks have been gathered from the animal frame elements and diagnosed into genera and species stages. Three tick species of 3 genera (Amblyomma, Boophilus, and Rhipicephalus) have been diagnosed. The relative incidence of every species became Amblyomma variegatum (61.18%), Boophilus decoloratus (34.59%), and Rhipicephalus evertsi-evertsi (4.21%). Amblyomma variegatudisplaysa ay a better before for udder, scrotum, and axial; B. decoloratus have been determined prominently on dewlap and neck, and stomach and groin; R. evertsi-evertsi display better desire for perianal and vulva, and below tail areas of the frame.