Repellency and Antifeedant of Ticks Through Ethno Plant Extracts and Ivermectin on Buffalo Calves
Authors: Mehmood A. Kalwar, Hakim A. Sahito, Barkat A. Kalwar, Madan Lal, Shahnawaz Fazlani
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The study was performed to determine the performance of ginger, garlic, neem and ivermectin on the ticks. For that purpose, 12 male buffalo calves were selected, which were divided in four groups in A, B, C and D, each group contained 3 animals. The data was collected on 3rd, 8th, 15th and 21st day, respectively. The effectiveness of ivermectin on 3rd day found (25.92%), 8th (37.03%), 15th (92.6%) and 21st day found (100%) whereas, neem seed extract was observed on 3rd day found (55.81%), 8th (48.83%), 15th (41.86%) and on 21st day (46.51%) thus, ginger extract 3rd day found (63.46%), 8th (51.92%), 15th (51.92) and 21st day (61.54%), and garlic extract on 3rd day found (32.61%), 8th (39.13%), 15th (36.96%) and 21st day (30.43%), respectively. It was concluded from the comparative effect of the ethno plant extracts and ivermectin on ticks’ interaction that in total extract the ginger found more potent followed by neemseed extract and garlic but their effect was prolonged effect and 100% result was achieved through the ivermectin hence, it is recommended for the tick infestation and treatment.