During their grazing seasons, ruminants are often faced with the presence of several species of parasites in the pastures and whose eggs or larvae they ingest while grazing. Adult parasites attach themselves to various internal organs in their bodies (strongyles in the intestines, flukes in the liver, stomach flukes (paramphistomes) in the rumen, etc.). Ruminants can tolerate the minor presence of some of these parasites when they occur in small amounts and to which they build up some immunity. However, when parasites are present in high quantities, they damage the organs they colonize with sometimes irreversible consequences. The animal's health...
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