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Background: Despite the highest population, the productivity of Ethiopian livestock is low, and the direct contribution to the national economy is limited. Poor genetic potential, shortage of feed in quantity and quality, poor health care and management practices are the main contributors to low...

Author(s)
Getachew Mebrahtu Welay; Dawit Gebremichael Tedla; Gebreyohans Gebru Teklu; Shishay Kahsay Weldearegay; Mearg Belay Shibeshi; Haftom Hadush Kidane; Berhe Beyene Gebrezgiabher; Teklehaymanot Huluf Abraha
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2018, 14, 293, pp (26 September 2018)
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetics of disease resistance.

This chapter discusses the genetics of disease resistance in cattle. Focus is given on the genetic aspects of resistance traits for the most significant cattle diseases (brucellosis, dermatophilosis, helminthiasis, keratoconjunctivitis (IBK), leukosis (BL), mastitis, paratuberculosis (Johne's...

Author(s)
Ruvinsky, A.; Teale, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

A study was conducted to identify the major animal production and health problems in Lay-Armacheho district, Northwestern Ethiopia from July 2010 to June 2011. Questionnaire survey and case observational study methods were carried out for data collection. In the questionnaire survey, 100 livestock...

Author(s)
Nibret Moges; Basaznew Bogale
Publisher
IDOSI Publications, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Citation
American-Eurasian Journal of Scientific Research, 2012, 7, 3, pp 136-141
AbstractFull Text

In 2011, 42 Member States (MS) of the African Union (AU) submitted their disease reports to the Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources of African Union (AU-IBAR). The number of countries that reported their disease situation to AU-IBAR has decreased by 11.68% from 49 (92.45%) in 2010 to 42...

Publisher
African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Pan African Animal Health Yearbook, 2011, 2011, pp xiii + 90 pp.
Abstract

Disease consistently features among the major constraints of livestock production in the central African region, orchestrating important economic losses. This article reviews livestock diseases of economic importance, including foot-and-mouth disease, trypanosomosis and dermatophilosis in cattle, ...

Author(s)
Awa, D. N.; Achukwi, M. D.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal Health Research Reviews, 2010, 11, 2, pp 235-244
Abstract

Dermatophilus congolensis infection of cattle is widespread in Zaire. A visit to a ranch of 14 000 cattle in Shaba in July 1983 revealed that about 45% were affected and over 1000 incurable cases were judged fit only for slaughter. The herd had a history of sporadic infection from 1967, which was...

Author(s)
Huart, A.; Esselen, L.; Bakima, M.; Wit, K. J. de
Citation
Revue d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 1984, 37, 4, pp 411-417
Abstract

There were no confirmed outbreaks of rinderpest, lumpy skin disease, African swine fever, or Rift Valley fever; rinderpest was suspected in the North-Eastern province, however, and 1, 705, 231 cattle were vaccinated. The incidence of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE (types O, A, and C) was generally higher...

Author(s)
Anon
Publisher
Kabete: The Department,
Citation
Republic of Kenya. Veterinary Department annual report 1966., 1969, pp 90
Abstract

The 1963 livestock census showed 1, 349, 773 cattle, 127, 500 sheep, 359, 614 goats, 8, 668 horses, 27, 612 donkeys, 593 mules, 56 camels, 3, 537 pigs, 110, 943 poultry and 29, 359 dogs. A SAT3 FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE outbreak in 1963 was successfully confined by quarantine and aphthization. It was...

Author(s)
Falconer, J.
Publisher
Mahalapye: The Department,
Citation
Bechuanaland. Annual Reports of the Department of Veterinary Services for the period 1st January, 1962 to 31st December, 1963., 1964, pp 22 + 10 pp.
Abstract

Among cattle, foot and mouth disease was widespread especially in the coastal and eastern provinces. An outbreak due to SAT III type was recorded and controlled by prompt vaccination. Rinderpest is practically under control. Out of 15 outbreaks of rinderpest-like disease two were confirmed as...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Kabete: The Department,
Citation
Republic of Kenya. Depart-ment of Veterinary Services annual report 1967., 1969, pp 81 pp.
Abstract

The 1964 census showed 3, 852, 035 cattle, 562.606 goats, 384, 854 sheep, 95, 532 pigs, and 96, 619 equines. There was a small outbreak of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE in cattle, which was due to the same virus strain (SAT 2) and occurred in the same locality as the 1962 outbreak. Erection of a cordon...

Author(s)
May, T. L.
Citation
Rhodesia. Annual Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year ending 30th September, 1964., 1965, pp 15 pp.

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