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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service in Fort Collins, CO .
Written in English


  • Horses -- United States -- Parasites.,
  • Ascaris.,
  • Helminthiasis, Animal -- United States.,
  • Horse Diseases -- United States.

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Other titlesAscarids., Internal parasites and United States horses :
SeriesAPHIS Veterinary Services info sheet
ContributionsUnited States. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Veterinary Services. Centers for Epidemiology and Animal Health., National Animal Health Monitoring System (U.S.)
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Open LibraryOL18183595M

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