Authors: ABDURRAHMAN GÜL, SERDAR DEĞER
Abstract: This study was performed to investigate the presence of Eimeria species in the sheep population of Van. Stool samples were collected from 350 sheep in 10 geographically distinct locations (Van-centre, Saray, Çaldıran, Erçek, Edremit, Gürpınar and Güveçli, Bardakçı, Alaköy, Kavuncu villages) in Van province. Nine different Eimeria species were found in the examination of the stool samples. These species were E. parva (46.57%), E. ovinoidalis (43.14%), E. ahsata (39.42%), E. ovina (39.14%), E. crandallis (38.85%), E. pallida (33.14%), E. granulosa (16.57%) E. faurei (15.42%) and E. intricata (11.42%).
Keywords: Sheep, Eimeria, Van
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