prevalence of cutaneous pathological conditions and factors associated with the presence of skin wounds in working equids in tropical regions of veracruz, mexico.a wide spectrum of welfare issues is encountered on working equids. the objectives of this study were: (i) to determine the prevalence of cutaneous lesions in working equids in tropical regions of the north-central of veracruz state, mexico, (ii) to identify the most prevalent cutaneous pathological conditions in this population of working equids, and (iii) to identify risk factors associated to the presence of work-related skin wounds. a number of 467 working equids presented for treatment at d ...201424488621
gastrointestinal nematode burden in working equids from humid tropical areas of central veracruz, mexico, and its relationship with body condition and haematological values.the east coast of veracruz, mexico, has an important equine population used for working in rural production systems. the objectives of this study were (1) to calculate the prevalence of tropical working equids (donkeys, mules and horses) infected with gastrointestinal nematodes (gins) and the gins involved, and (2) to measure the body condition score (bcs) and haematological values for each working equid and its relationship with faecal worm egg count (epg). one hundred and forty working equids ...201322992947
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