Prevalence of Gastrointestinal Tract Worms in Bali Cattle at Bali Cattle Breeding Center, Sobangan, Badung
A study on prevalence of worms in gastrointestinal tract in Bali cattle in Sobangan Breeding Center Badung has been done. A total of 290 Bali cattle’s faeces sample was evaluated using flotation concentration method and Parfitt and Bank methods. Results showed that the prevalence of worms in Bali cattle’s gastrointestinal tract was 9.31%. There were seven kinds of worms that infected, i.e. Paramphistomum spp, Fasciola spp, Bunostomum phlebotomum, Strongyloides papillosus, Trichostrongylus axei and Trichuris ovis. It is advisable to conduct periodically and continuously evaluation and treatment of parasitic infections in cattle. It also needs to be dessiminated good cattle management to the local community around Bali Cattle Breeding Center.
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