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Table 1 Number of animals surveyed, number of ticks collected and mean tick loads

From: First report of Theileria annulata in Nigeria: Findings from cattle ticks in Zamfara and Sokoto States

State Local government area (LGA) Village No. of cattle sampled Ticks collected Mean tick count/animal ± SE
Males Females Total Village level State level
Zamfara Anka Anka 16 36 6 42 2.62 ± 1.67 3.0 ± 2.28a
Kwaye 14 22 14 36 2.57 ± 2.31
Kwakwalwa 11 28 15 43 3.9 ± 1.87
Gema 15 32 14 46 3.06 ± 2.12
Abara 24 56 17 73 3.04 ± 2.88
Sub-total   80 174 66 240  
Sokoto Sokoto North Kara 13 18 36 54 4.15 ± 4.20 3.91 ± 3.15a
Wurno Achida 20 40 54 94 4.70 ± 3.87
Illela Illela 32 29 77 106 3.31 ± 1.91
Sub-total   65 87 167 254  
Total 145 261 233 494  
  1. No statistically significant difference between mean tick burdens (P = 0.8)