Ponsonby Sheep Projects

A longitudinal observational study of the winter incidence rate of Eimeria species infecting lambs at the Ponsonby Research Station


Lead Applicant: John Barta

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare

Program Type: Tier 2

Funding Cycle: 2020/2021

Research Centre: Ontario Sheep Research Centre- Ponsonby

Research Summary: Observing the effects of stressful events and an anticoccidial drug test on a parasite species, Eimeria, in young lambs, during the winter lambing season.

 

A longitudinal observational study of the incidence rate of Eimeria species infecting lambs at the Ponsonby Research Station


Lead Applicant: John Barta

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare

Program Type: Tier 2

Funding Cycle: 2020/2021

Research Centre: Ontario Sheep Research Centre- Ponsonby

Research Summary: Observing the effects of stressful events and an anticoccidial drug test on a parasite species, Eimeria, in young lambs.

 

Identifying the Eimeria species causing coccidiosis in young sheep and goats: On-farm epidemiology and anticoccidial sensitivity


Lead Applicant: John Barta

Research Priority: Animal Health & Welfare

Program Type: Tier 1

Funding Cycle: 2020/2021

Research Summary: Investigating patterns of a highly detrimental disease, Coccidiosis (Eimeria species), in the Ontario sheep and goat industries.