Investation of Ectoparasites In Chickens In Village of Kramat District of Bangkalan Regency of Bangkalan

Fania Selfiannisa, Suherni Susilowati, Poedji Hastutiek, Lucia Tri Suwanti, Kusnoto Kusnoto, Agus Sunarso


Abstract views = 432 times | downloads = 5389 times


A study on the infestation of ectoparasites in chicken’s raised in Village of Kramat, District of Bangkalan, Regency of Bangkalan was conducted between July to October 2017. A total of 60 chickens were examined based on their sex and region of the chicken’s body. Identification was carried out on ectoparasites found identified using permanent mounting methods and scraping. The types of ectoparasites were M. gallinae 77%, L. caponis 52%, M. stramineus 15%, R. sanguineus 3%, G. gallinae 2%, G. gigas 2%, and D. gallinae 2%. Data were analyzed using Chi Square and Correspondence. The results of infestation was higher in males than females, although the difference was not statistically significant (P>0.05). Results of analysis of the pattern of investation of ectoparasites in the region that includes in males and females body are M. gallinae in the region of the back. L. caponis in the region of the wings. M. stramineus. R. sanguineus in the region of the head-neck, G. gigas in the region of belly, G. gallinae in the region of the leg just found in the males body. D. gallinae in the region of the leg just found in the females body.


Investation, Ectoparasites, Chickens, Pattern, Bangkalan

Full Text:



Bala, A.Y., S.A. Anka., A. Waziri., and H. Shehu. 2011. Preliminary Survey of Ectoparasites Infesting Chickens (Gallus domesticus) in Four Areas of Sokoto Metropolis. Nigerian J of Basic and Applied Sci. 19(2): 173-180.

Bhat, S.A., M.Y. Wani., J.K. Khojuria., R.Katoch., and K. Dhama. 2014. A Rare Report of Ectoparasites in Backyard Poultry in Jammu Region : Prevalence Study and Economic Importance. Asian J. Anim. Vet. Adv. 9(11):727-731

Ebrahimi., M. Samiei., K. Anousheh., D.R. Jalali. 2016. Identification of ectoparasites in indigenous poultry in southern areas of West Azerbaijan, Iran: A study on the prevalence and importance of these parasites. Ahvaz. Archives of Razi Institute 71(4): 253-258

Flochlay, A.S., E. Thomas., and O. Sparagano. 2017. Poultry red mite (Dermanyssus gal¬linae) infestation: a broad impact parasi¬to¬logical disease that still remains a signi¬ficant challenge for the egg-laying industry in Europe. Parasites & Vectors . 10:35

Hadi, U. P. 2011. Bioekologi Berbagai Jenis Serangga Penganggu pada Hewan Ternak di Indonesia dan Pengendaliaanya. Bagian Parasitologi dan Entomologi Kesehatan. Fa¬k¬ul¬tas Kedokteran Hewan Institut Pertani¬an Bogor. 10-11

Hastutiek, P., R. Sasmita., A. Sunarso., M. Yunus. 2014. Ilmu Penyakit Arthropoda Veteriner. Cetakan I. Pusat Penerbitan dan Percetakan UNAIR. 35 – 49


  • There are currently no refbacks.

Copyright (c) 2019 Journal of Parasite Science



Editorial Office
Journal of Parasite Science

Division of Veterinary Parasitology
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universitas Airlangga
Kampus “C” Jl. Mulyorejo Surabaya 60115
Phone: (031) 5992785; 5993016; Fax. (031) 5993015
e-mail: ;

View My Stats

Creative Commons License
JoPS by Unair is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.