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FAQ for Pet Owners & Lifestylers

What is “Sheep Measles”?
It’s the common name given to lesions in sheep and goats caused by Cysticercus ovis, the cystic or intermediate stage of the tapeworm Taenia ovis. They are seen as hard white cysts either on the surface or deep in muscle tissue. Dogs act… MoreĀ 


FAQ for Sheep Farmers

What is “Sheep Measles”?
It’s the common name given to lesions in sheep and goats caused by Cysticercus ovis ,the cystic or intermediate… More


FAQ for Contractors

What is “Sheep Measles”?
It’s the common name given to lesions in sheep and goats caused by Cysticercus ovis, the cystic or intermediate stage of the tapeworm Taenia ovis. They are seen as hard white cysts either on the surface or deep in muscle tissue. Dogs act as host for the tapeworm.

Why is Sheep Measles important?
While sheep measles does not infect or cause disease… More