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Brucella abortus Strain 19 injected into rams by various routes persisted in the seminal vesicles. Antibodies from such sheep fixed complement in the presence of Br. ovis antigen. VIBRIOSIS is a major cause of infertility in dairy herds. Vaginal mucus agglutination was the best diagnostic test. ...

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Australia., Canberra: A. J. Arthur, Commonwealth Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Eleventh annual report of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization for the year 1958-59., 1959, pp 181 pp.
Abstract

The prevalence of Rhabditis bovis infection among the 1150 cattle examined at the Olkarkar group ranch in Kenya, was found to be 15.45%. Four different drugs were used for treatment of the cattle: Drug A: 5 g salicylic acid, 5 g tannic acid in ethanol; Drug B: 10% solution of trichlorfon in...

Author(s)
Odongo, M. O.; D'Souza, C. F.
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 1989, 37, 2, pp 191-193
Abstract

A survey was undertaken to assess the prevalence of anthelmintic resistance in sheep nematode populations in 3 farms in 3 different agroclimatic zones. Five commonly used broad spectrum anthelmintics were used at the manufacturer's recommended dose rates. Efficacy was assessed on the basis of the...

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Waruiru, R. M.; Maingi, N.; Gichanga, E. J.
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Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 1991, 39, 4, pp 423-428
Abstract

Parasitic gastritis caused by Haemonchus spp. was found at necropsy in a 9-month-old heifer, from a farm in Kiambu district, Kenya. Other sick animals examined had clinical histories that included severe diarrhoea, unthrifty coats, submandibular oedema, anaemia, weakness and progressive emaciation...

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Waruiru, R. M.; Ayuya, J. M.; Weda, E.; Kimoro, C. O.
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Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 1993, 41, 3, pp 263-265
Abstract

Anthelmintic treatments for the evaluation of the effects of subclinical nematode infection in naturally infected young dairy cattle (Friesian crossbred) were conducted under field conditions on a dairy farm about 60 km north-east of Nairobi, Kenya. Three groups (A, B and C) of 10 calves each were...

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Waruiru, R. M.; Weda, E. H.; Thamsborg, S. M.; Munyua, W. K.; Gathuma, J. M.; Bøgh, H. O.; Nansen, P.
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 1996, 44, 3, pp 125-133
Abstract

The efficacy of morantel sustained release trilaminate (MSRT) bolus against gastrointestinal nematodes was evaluated under field conditions in Juja division, Kiambu District, Kenya, over a 10-month period. 20 Friesian/Ayrshire crossbred weaner calves were randomly divided into 2 groups of 10 calves ...

Author(s)
Waruiru, R. M.; Weda, E. H.; Bøgh, H. O.; Munyua, W. K.; Gathuma, J. M.; Thamsborg, S. M.; Nansen, P.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1997, 29, 3, pp 129-140
Abstract

The effect of ivermectin delivered by an orally administered prototype sustained-release (IVM SR) bolus was evaluated on a farm in Nyandarua district, Kenya, over a period of 140 days using 12 steers aged approximately 8-10 months and ranging in weight from 150 to 175 kg. The cattle were allocated...

Author(s)
Munyua, W. K.; Ng'ang'a, C. J.; Ngotho, J. W.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1998, 76, 1/2, pp 105-119
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The study was conducted to assess the socio-economic losses attributed to diseases in small ruminants, determine problems involved in helminthoses and evaluate the level of strategic helminth control in Kakamega, Kenya. A total of 24 groups of farmers (75% women and 25% men) from NARP II project...

Author(s)
Wafula, E. N.; Omwenga, S. G.; Kidali, J. A.; Mugambi, J. M.
Publisher
Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 2010, 58, 2, pp 181-183
Abstract

The aim of this study was to assess and validate the herbal anthelmintic remedies used by farmers in Kirinyaga county, Kenya for the treatment of their cattle against gastrointestinal nematodes. The herbs used were identified via questionnaire surveys through focused group discussions. The aqueous...

Author(s)
Njonge, F. K.; Mutugi, M.; Kareru, P. G.; Githigia, S. M.; Waihenya, R.; Nyakundi, W. O.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 2013, 7, 29, pp 2100-2104
Abstract

The objective of this randomized controlled field trial was to determine and compare the efficacies of two anthelmintics, moxidectin and albendazole on gastrointestinal nematodes (GIN) in smallholder dairy cattle in Kenya in June to August 2010. On the first visit, faecal samples were collected...

Author(s)
Kabaka, W. M.; Kitala, P. M.; Gitau, G. K.; Maingi, N.; Leeuwen, J. A. van
Publisher
Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 2013, 60, 4, pp 393-397

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