A Survey of Hepatic Lesions in Slaughter Sheep
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Food animals such as sheep, goats and cattle represent a major source of high-quality food for human (John K. Loosli et al., 1809). On the other hand, they severe as a major vehicle for transmission of diseases to human through direct contact with human or through their products (Gianluigi Rossi et al., 2017). Therefore, problems concerning meat inspection and hygiene should be reported and documented during both postmortem and meat inspection at slaughterhouses (Ole Alvseike et al., 2018). Monitoring disease and other conditions at slaughter has been recognized as one way of assessing health problems with animal herds (Tjeerd Kimman et al., 2013). Liver condemnation has been reported and represent a major percentage of meat condemnation in food animals, most of reported cases were due to parasites such as Stilesia hepatica, fasciola and hydatid cyst (Abdela et al., 2000).