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Journal of Animal Health and Production

Case Report
J. Anim. Health Prod. 6(1): 47-50
Http://dx.doi.org/10.17582/journal.jahp/2018/6.1.47.50
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Venkatesan Margandan1, Saravanan Mani2, Selvaraj Palanisamy1, Yogeshpriya Somu1, Jayalakshmi Konappan1, Veeraselvam Muthusamy1

1Department of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Orathanadu – 614 625, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS); 2Teaching Veterinary Clinical Complex, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Orathanadu – 614 625, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS), India.

Abstract | A rural goat farm with 93non-descript goats were investigated for the complaint of emaciation, weight loss and fluctuating palpable masses in various parts of the body. Out of 93 goats, 12 were found to have cysts on dorsal lumbar, right flank and prescapular areas and identified as Coenurus gaigeri. All the goats were treated with Fenbendazole 7.5mg/kg orally.

Keywords | Non-cerebral coenurosis, Goats, Coenurus gaigeri