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Table 4 Responses of 110 goat farmers to a questionnaire about practices of gastrointestinal-nematode control in dairy goats

From: Gastrointestinal nematodes of dairy goats, anthelmintic resistance and practices of parasite control in Northern Italy

Factor Percentage (n)
Control of gastrointestinal parasites
Pasture management 0   
Anthelmintic treatment 100%   
Coprological analysis
Before treatment 0   
Post treatment 0   
Anthelmintic used    
Benzimidazoles and probenzimidazoles 87.27% (96) Albendazole 25.45% (28)
Febendazole 25.45% (28)
Oxfendazole 8.18% (9)
Netobimin 23.64% (26)
Febantel 4.55% (5)
Macrocyclic lactones 2.73%(3) Ivermectin 0.91% (1)
Moxidectin 0.91% (1)
Eprinomectin 0.91% (1)
Nd* 10.00% (11) - -
Frequency of treatment/year    
0 20.00%   
1 73.63%   
2 2.72%   
Nd 3.63%   
Time of treatment    
Autumn/winter 82%   
Summer 9%   
Autumn/winter + summer 9%   
  1. *not done.