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Table 5 Prevalence of mites in sheep and goat according to body condition

From: Mites of sheep and goats in Oromia Zone of Amhara Region, North Eastern Ethiopia: species, prevalence and farmers awareness

  Sheep Goats
  Good (n = 1181) Poor (n = 99) Good (n = 1093) Poor (n = 171)
Mites spp No. positive Prevalence (%) No. positive Prevalence (%) No. positive Prevalence (%) No. positive Prevalence (%)
Sarcoptes 24 2.0 25 25.3 53 4.8 77 45.0
Demodex 18 1.5 9 9.1 21 1.9 15 8.8
Psoroptes 14 1.2 7 7.1 5 0.5 3 1.8
Overall 56 4.7 41 41.1 79 7.2 95 55.6