New Species of Genus Eimeria (Eimeria tarabaie) in Broiler Chicken from Aurangabad, Maharashtra State, India

Bhimrao N. Jadhav *

Department of Zoology, Vinayakrao Patil Mahavidyalaya Vaijapur, Dist. Chh., Sambhajinagar M. S., India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Chicken coccidiosis causes huge economic losses in the poultry industry. Genus Eimeria from phylum Apicomplexa shows extensive damage in the poultry industry. In our investigation, ten species of Eimeria were recorded among seven that were previously recorded from various parts of the world. Three new species of Eimeria were recorded from the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra. Eimeria tarabai is one of the species recorded as a new species due to its distinctness.

Keywords: Broiler chicken, coccidia, Eimeria sp

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Jadhav , B. N. (2023). New Species of Genus Eimeria (Eimeria tarabaie) in Broiler Chicken from Aurangabad, Maharashtra State, India. Asian Journal of Research in Zoology, 6(4), 84–87.


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