study was conducted from 15th April to 30th June 2019 in
Paikoro Local Government Area of Niger State, Nigeria, with the objectives of
assessment of ticks’ infestation and its effects in small ruminants’ production
and identifying the major risk factors such as species, sex, age and body
conditioned scored. A total of 320 small ruminants were sampled, out of which
67.19% of the animals (83.8% sheep and 50.6% goats) were found to be infested
with one or more of tick spec...