Data from: Dung beetles reduce livestock gastrointestinal parasite availability on pasture

Bryony Sands & Richard Wall
Anthelmintics are widely used to control gastrointestinal parasites of livestock. However, the residues of these compounds, particularly the macrocyclic lactones, are excreted largely unmetabolised in faeces, where they may have toxic effects on dung-colonising insects. Impoverishment of the coprophagous beetle community impairs the process of dung recycling and, as a result, may enhance the persistence of dung-dwelling helminth parasitic stages. To test this possibility, a large-scale field trial was conducted in south-west England. The availability...
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