Journal of Parasitology Research / 2018 / Article / Tab 6

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 6

Influence of sex of cattle on tick’s infestation.

Ticks speciesCattleBorgouAzawakCrossbredGirolandoSig
Means ± SEMeans ± SEMeans ± SEMeans ± SE

A. variegatumBullsNS
Cows
Calves
Velles

R. microplusBullsNS
CowsNS
CalvesNS
Velles

Hyalomma spp.Bulls
Cows
Calves
Velles

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).