Journal of
Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health

  • Abbreviation: J. Vet. Med. Anim. Health
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2529
  • DOI: 10.5897/JVMAH
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 415

Full Length Research Paper

Prevalence and identification of major ixodid ticks of cattle in Guder town, West Shewa, Ethiopia

Abdo Megra1
  • Abdo Megra1
  • Departiment of Veterinary Laboratory Technology, Ambo University College of Agriculture and Veterinary Science, Ethiopia.
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Gashaw Enbiyale
  • Gashaw Enbiyale
  • Department of Clinical Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, University of Gondar, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 29 December 2020
  •  Accepted: 16 April 2021
  •  Published: 30 April 2024

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