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Fetterer's hope is that what is learned about the barberpole worm's key weaknesses will also apply to some other nematode parasites, like the brown stomach worm, Ostertagia ostertagi.
The brown stomach worm (Ostertagia species) also causes illthrift, and anaemia, and death can rapidly follow the blood-sucking activities of the barber's pole worm (Haemonchus contortus).
In vitro cultivation of Ostertagia ostertagi, the medium stomach worm of cattle, development from infective larvae to egg-laying adults.
Even with the extra treatment, it will be three fewer than Lohr gave his cows in 1996 to battle the brown stomach worm - Ostertagia ostertagi.
Other parasitic worms include the brown stomach worm, bankrupt worm, nodular worm and whipworm.