Sumant Vyas, Kashinath and Samar Kumar Ghorui
ICAR-National research Centre on Camel, P.B. 07, Bikaner-334001, India
The present study describes use of ointment containing salicylic acid, zinc sulphate, fenvalerate and sulphur with petroleum jelly as base for successful and effective treatment of severe mange in an adult male dromedary camel. The affected camel had severe lesions on neck, axilla, inner surface of thigh, inguinal region, perineal region, root of tail, flank region, head, lip necckand brisket region. The case did not respond to Ivermectin treatment. Itching disappeared 7 days after application of acaricidal ointment and fresh shiny skin appeared at 7 day after second application.
Key words: Camels, petroleum jelly, salicylic acid, sarcoptic mange