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: 388

Review

Ectoparasitism: Threat to Ethiopian small ruminant population and tanning industry

Yacob Hailu Tolossa
  • Yacob Hailu Tolossa
  • Department of Pathology and Parasitology, Addis Ababa University, College of Veterinary medicine and Agriculture, Ethiopia.
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  •  Accepted: 03 December 2013
  •  Published: 31 January 2014

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