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Prevalence of Sarcocystis species and other parasites in hunting dogs in Gwynedd, North Wales
  1. TV Balmer,
  2. E Evans and
  3. IV Herbert


The prevalence of sarcocystis infection in hunting dogs in four packs in Gwynedd, North Wales was assessed. The prevalence rates were also assessed for other parasites which could be identified in the faeces of the dogs. The survey showed that when compared with earlier surveys of sheep-dogs, greyhounds and foxes the hunting dogs were more heavily infected.

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