Applied Veterinary Research <p><strong>Applied Veterinary Research (ISSN 2764-4820)</strong> is an international peer-reviewed open-access journal published quarterly online by <strong><a href="" data-content="" data-type="external">Malque Publishing</a></strong>. <strong>Applied Veterinary Research (AVR)</strong> publishing research articles, review articles, short communications of a high scientific and ethical standard in all aspects of veterinary medicine and science. Case studies (clinic reports/case reports) also fall within the scope of the journal.</p> <p><strong>Applied Veterinary Research </strong>is currently indexed in <strong><a href=";view_op=list_works&amp;gmla=AJsN-F6h9K_AK9nES9mMbIdcdmTNRtvgAQAH-91ozdSr1f8LhjwZsiXeLW15gVqlakqU3Ym7VmAuwLdmDi1t2L5jGsgaM0FgY8LJQEW9ZHHpNAkag6Qsiu4&amp;user=uZGUH-4AAAAJ">Google Scholar</a>, <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Dimensions</a>, </strong><strong>and <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Scilit</a>.</strong></p> <p>All articles in the Applied Veterinary Research (AVR) are published in full open access. To provide free access to readers, <a href=""><strong>Malque Publishing</strong></a> will cover the costs of copyediting, typesetting, long-term archiving (DOI), and journal management.</p> <p>Article Processing Charge (APC): <strong>Free! </strong>This discount is valid for all authors who wish to publish Open Access and submit their articles by <em>December 31, 2022</em>.</p> <p><strong>Become a Reviewer of AVR!</strong> This journal provides <em>Reviewer Recognition Certificate</em>. </p> Malque Publishing en-US Applied Veterinary Research 2764-4820 Epidemiological study for myiasis in sheep in Basrah Governorate <p>The ectoparasites are of veterinary importance because it is a pathogenic vector agent to animals. It causes economic loss to the farmer through stock loss or expensive control and preventative measures such as dipping or showering. The present study was conducted from January 2018 to August 2021 to identify and determine the prevalence of ectoparasites screw-worm in Basrah on data collection of screw-worm from the Basrah Veterinary Hospital and dispensaries of Basrah. The diagnosis of cases was confirmed by the clinical and laboratory examination in the veterinary hospital and the veterinary dispensaries in the different areas of Basrah. The positive collected data of Screw Worm Fly were 59; the higher infestation rate according to months of years was in April, May, and March compared to other months. According to the gender of infected animals, the females were more infested by screw-worm than males. According to the site of infestation, animals' tails were the most infested. According to geographical location, the Center of Basra province had the highest infection rate.</p> Hassanin Husham Naser Al-Alautaish Chasib Mahmood Abdulhassan Copyright (c) 2022 Applied Veterinary Research 2022-11-20 2022-11-20 2 1 e2023001 e2023001 10.31893/avr.2023001