Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia
versión impresa ISSN 0102-0935
RIBEIRO, J.C.V.C. et al. Infestation of Tunga penetrans siphonaptera: Tungidae in hooves of F1 Holstein-Zebu cows. Arq. Bras. Med. Vet. Zootec. [online]. 2007, vol.59, n.2, pp. 520-522. ISSN 0102-0935. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-09352007000200038.
Tunga penetrans rate of infestation in hooves of confined F1 Holstein-Zebu cows during the dry season was recorded. First parturition cows showed an infestation rate of 90.5% in the thorax and 96.9 in the pelvic members, second parturition cows showed an infestation rate of 95.3% in the thorax and 100% in the pelvic members while third parturition cows showed rate of infestation of 100% for both members.
Palabras llave : dairy cow; hooves; Tunga penetrans; frequency.