Journal of Parasitology Research / 2018 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Sensitivity of Different Cattle Breeds to the Infestation of Cattle Ticks Amblyomma variegatum, Rhipicephalus microplus, and Hyalomma spp. on the Natural Pastures of Opkara Farm, Benin

Table 5

Infestation of anatomical regions of cattle by different tick species.

Anatomical regionsTicks speciesBorgouAzawakCrossbredGirolandoSig
Means ± SEMeans ± SEMeans ± SEMeans ± SE

Head and neckA. variegatumNS
R. microplus
Hyalomma spp.

EarsA. variegatum
R. microplus
Hyalomma spp.NS

Back and croupA. variegatum
R. microplus
Hyalomma spp.

AbdominalA. variegatumNS
R. microplus
Hyalomma spp.

VentrogenitalA. variegatum
R. microplus
Hyalomma spp.NS

TailA. variegatumNS
R. microplus
Hyalomma spp.

LegsA. variegatum
R. microplus
Hyalomma spp.

SE: standard error; ; ; ; . a, b, and ab: means with the same letters within lines are not significantly different, (averages of the same line, followed by the same letter, do not differ significantly at the 5% level).