This study was conducted to identify Eimeria species in goats in 5 districts of Iğdır province in Turkey. Faecal specimens (approximately 3-5 g) were obtained from the rectums of 212 goats. In the laboratory examination of faecal samples, 10 different Eimeria species were identified in 82.55% of the specimens: E. arloingi (47.43%), E. christenseni (45.14%), E. ninakohlyakimovae (36.00%), E. alijevi (26.85%), E. hirci (23.42%), E. caprina (18.28%), E. caprovina (16.57%), E. pallida (13.14%), E. jolchijevi (10.28%), and E. apsheronica (3.42%). E. caprina and E. caprovina are reported for the first time in the Iğdır province of Turkey.
Goat, Eimeri spp., Iğdır, Turkey
GÜL, ABDURRAHMAN (2007) "The Prevalence of Eimeria Species in Goats in Iğdır," Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences: Vol. 31: No. 6, Article 8. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/veterinary/vol31/iss6/8