- Moniezia tapeworms are larged sized
- Commonly found in Young animals — below 6months of age.
- Prevalent worldwide
- Occur during the wet warm season
- There are four species
- M.expansa- Most commonly occurring specie.
Reduced weight gain
Infected Animal pass loose dung along with ripe segment of tapeworm.
Bunches of tapeworm are found in the small intestine Inside ducts on Necropsy.
Niclosamide (Drug of Choice)
50-100mg per KG.
Intermediate host should be removed.
Cut off route of Transmission
Avoiding use of infected pastures for consecutive years.
Moniezia sign symptoms and treatment