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The study examined the changing pattern in livestock types in Sokoto Rima-River Basin, semi-arid Nigeria. Clustered sampling technique was used to administer questionnaire to 450 respondents from 15 agricultural settlements in 15 Local Government Areas in the basin. Data were analyzed using...

Author(s)
Adejuwon, J. O.; Odusanya, A. E.; Adekitan, A. A.
Publisher
NCRP, Faculty of Science, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Applied Sciences and Environmental Management, 2019, 23, 4, pp 747-751
Abstract

Bovine tuberculosis (BTB) is a zoonotic disease responsible for considerable economic losses; with consequent negative impact on both public health and the livestock industry. However, the burden of this disease and associated economic losses remain un-investigated among slaughtered cattle in...

Author(s)
Adelakun, O. D.; Akinseye, V. O.; Adesokan, H. K.; Cadmus, S. I. B.
Publisher
Sciendo, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Folia Veterinaria, 2019, 63, 1, pp 41-47
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Pregnancy rates (PR) resulting from timed artificial insemination (TAI) with frozen semen were investigated in 192 Sokoto Gudali (SG) cattle following estrus synchronization under 11- and 12-day treatment intervals with prostaglandin F2 alpha (Estrumate®). Two-point inseminations at 60 h and 72 h...

Author(s)
Olufisayo, L. O.; Lukman, M.; Chinyere, A. L.; Ezenwanyi, I. A.
Publisher
Faculty of Animal Science, Jenderal Soedirman University, Purwokerto, Indonesia
Citation
Journal of Animal Production, 2018, 20, 1, pp 1-6
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This study examined socio-economic factors affecting improved dairy cattle farmers. A two-stage sampling procedures were adopted for the study. First, the purposive choice of the 16 States of northern Nigeria and in stage second, random sampling of 61 improved dairy farms. Questionnaire instrument...

Author(s)
Saleh, M. K.
Publisher
Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON), Ilorin, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Extension, 2018, 22, 1 Special Edition, pp 266-276
Abstract

A cross-sectional study to determine the prevalence and hematological parameters of Fasciola gigantica-infected cattle in Nsukka, Southeastern Nigeria, was carried out between March and May, 2008. Blood samples were collected immediately after slaughter into labeled sample bottles containing EDTA....

Author(s)
Ikenna-Ezeh, N. H.; Eke, C.; Ezeh, I. O.; Obi, C. F.; Chukwu, C. C.
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, London, UK
Citation
Comparative Clinical Pathology, 2019, 28, 3, pp 695-699
AbstractFull Text

Background & objectives: Cattle population is relatively dense in Nasarawa State (Nigeria) particularly in Keffi and its environs, where there are more Hausa/Fulani settlers whose main occupation is farming and herding. Unfortunately, the area is purportedly described as a "horde of tsetse fly...

Author(s)
Idahor, K. O.; Adua, M. M.; Saleh, D. F.
Publisher
National Institute of Malaria Research, Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Vector Borne Diseases, 2019, 56, 2, pp 154-158
Abstract

The expression of four genes involved in milk regulation and production in bovine milk and tissue samples profiled using quantitative PCR to identify differential gene expression. Our goal focussed on the differential mRNA expression of milk genes (K-CN, PRL, BLG and PIT-1) in milk samples and...

Author(s)
Morenikeji, O. B.; Akinyemi, M. O.; Wheto, M.; Ogunshola, O. J.; Badejo, A. A.; Chineke, C. A.
Publisher
Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, India
Citation
Journal of Genetics, 2019, 98, 1, pp 25
Abstract

Dodoru Market is popular for its weekly Market day in Kebbi State, Nigeria. People converge at the market every Monday from various places to buy or sell. Survey of ticks on camels and cattle brought to Dodoru Market for sale was conducted. The aim was to evaluate the prevalence of camel and cattle ...

Author(s)
Abdullahi, Y. M.; Magami, I. M.; Audu, A.; Mainasara, M. M.
Publisher
Altezoro, s.r.o. & Dialog, Košice, Slovakia
Citation
Traektoriâ Nauki, 2018, 4, 4, pp 3001-3004
Abstract

Baseline data on the hematology of White Fulani and Muturu breeds of Cattle have been reported. However, very few documented studies have been carried out with regards to the reproductive hormonal profile of these breeds. Satisfactory reproductive performance is important to effective management...

Author(s)
Emmanuel, A. O.; Temitope, Q. J.; Olufemi, O. J.; Iyabo, A. A.; Olufemi, A. S.; Adisa, R. S.
Publisher
Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 2018, 66, 1, pp 45-50
Abstract

Molecular typing techniques are useful in understanding tuberculosis epidemiology; yet, they have been under-utilised at the human-animal interface in Nigeria. Sixty-four Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTBC) isolates including 42 M. tuberculosis, 13 M. bovis and nine M. africanum obtained from ...

Author(s)
Adesokan, H. K.; Streicher, E. M.; Helden, P. D. van; Warren, R. M.; Cadmus, S. I. B.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 2, pp e0211637

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