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Table 2 Number of reindeer calves, and weight, health and parasitological parameters assessed during slaughter after ivermectin or deltamethrin treatment during ear marking in midsummer.

From: Efficacy of different treatment regimes against setariosis (Setaria tundra, Nematoda: Filarioidea) and associated peritonitis in reindeer

Group
n (male/female)
Ivermectin
109 (63/46)
Deltamethrin
108 (60/48)
Control
115 (64/51)
Weight during treatment
mean, SD
19,3 kg, 4.6 20.8 kg, 3.8 21 kg, 3.7
Carcass weight at slaughter
mean, SD
23,4 kg, 3.2 23.8 kg, 2.7 23.7 kg, 3.0
Weight gain
mean, SD
27.6 kg, 5.7 26.6 kg, 4.8 26.5 kg, 5.4
Daily weight gain
mean, SD
194 g, 0.6 185 g, 0.5 185 g, 0.5
Fat layer
mean, SD
4.7 mm, 4.9 4.1 mm, 3.2 3.7 mm, 4.2
Peritonitis (degree 2–3) 8% 20% 16%
Perihepatitis (degree 1–3) 48%1 66% 64%
S. tundra in abdomen 69% 69% 71%
Smf in blood 23% 22% 25%
Nematodirus spp. prev.%
mean epg in infected, (SD)
18%
43, (34)
20%
39, (25)
16%
46, (32)
Trichostrogylidae spp. prev %
mean epg in infected, (SD)
49%,
79, (101)
61%
74, (69)
61%
83, (108)
Moniezia sp. prev.%
mean epg in infected, (SD)
16%
872, (1144)
16%
552, (883)
18%
989, (1295)
Capillaria sp. prev.%
mean epg in infected, (SD)
10%
38, (31)
9%
47, (35)
8%
28, (10)
Eimeria spp. prev.%
mean epg in infected, (SD)
54%
17502, (12237)
45%
553, (1192)
48%
732, (1202)
Hypoderma tarandi prev.% (mean in infected) 9%
3.3
6%
2.3
9%
2
  1. 1 Significantly different (p = 0.018) from control group
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