Goat health - coccidiosis


Coccidiosis is caused by protozoan parasites. Coccidiosis in goats can cause ill thrift, severe diarrhoea and sometimes death. It is most often seen in kids and stressed animals. Good husbandry practices are required to minimise its occurrence.

This Agfact contains information about the:

  • signs of infection
  • predisposing factors
  • spread and
  • control of coccidiosis


Primefact 1596 First Edition

Published: Sep 2017