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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)
Abstract

The objective of this study was to investigate the occurrence of trypanosomiasis in a dairy farm in municipality of Timon, State of Maranhão, Brazil. The owner reported abortus, births of weak calves, and mortality of adult animals with progressive weight loss. Visits to the property were carried...

Author(s)
Pereira, H. D.; Simões, S. V. D.; Souza, F. A. L.; Silveira, J. A. G.; Ribeiro, M. F. B.; Cadioli, F. A.; Sampaio, P. H.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2018, 38, 5, pp 896-901
Abstract

Purpose: More than 80% of the 20 million heads of Nigerian cattle are kept by pastoral households. As such, optimal herd management is important in maintaining human nutrition, livelihoods and socio-cultural balance. This study was conducted to contribute to discussions on emerging challenges of...

Author(s)
Suleiman, A.; Jackson, E. L.; Rushton, J.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2015, 47, 6, pp 1177-1185
Abstract

A meta-analysis was performed to derive prevalence estimates for Brucella spp., Mycobacterium spp. and Trypanosoma spp. in cattle in Tanzania using data derived from a systematic review of zoonotic hazards in cattle production systems. Articles published before 2012 reporting prevalence and...

Author(s)
Alonso, S.; Dohoo, I.; Lindahl, J.; Verdugo, C.; Akuku, I.; Grace, D.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal Health Research Reviews, 2016, 17, 1, pp 16-27
Abstract

Despite current efforts and political will in Rwanda, livestock sector is facing serious limiting factors to this increase among others animal feeding (quantity and quality), genetic improvement and TADs and zoonoses control and management. A ranking of animal diseases is important in order to...

Author(s)
Mwenedata, J. C.; Kinani, J. F.; Kabeja, A.; Mapendo, I. G. I.; Kanyandekwe, C.; Rutagwenda, T.; Olaho-Mukani, W.; Muruiki, S.; Abdulaziz, M. A. R.; Wesonga, T. W.; Baboucarr, J.
Publisher
Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 2018, 66, 2, pp 387-394
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

The presence in cattle ticks of the circulating DNA of Anaplasma marginale and Trypanosoma vivax, two of the most important haemoparasites that compromise the health of cattle herds, was detected under field conditions by polymerase chain reaction (PCR). The importance of vector transmission...

Author(s)
Bolivar, A. M.
Publisher
Veterinaria Organizacion S.L., Malaga, Spain
Citation
REDVET, 2013, 14, 3, pp 031302
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to conduct syndromic surveillance for important veterinary diseases in Koinadugu district, Northern Province, Sierra Leone. Methods: This study examined all veterinary syndromic surveillance reports submitted to the district veterinary office from January 2011 ...

Author(s)
Sundufu, A. J.; Ansumana, R.; Bockarie, A. S.; Bangura, U.; Lamin, J. M.; Jacobsen, K. H.; Stenger, D. A.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2015, 47, 2, pp 473-477
Abstract

A participatory epidemiological (PE) study was conducted with livestock keepers in Moroto and Kotido districts, Karamoja Region, Uganda, between October and December 2013 to determine the management options and relative importance of tick-borne diseases (TBDs) amongst transhumant zebu cattle. Data...

Author(s)
Byaruhanga, C.; Oosthuizen, M. C.; Collins, N. E.; Knobel, D.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2015, 122, 3, pp 287-297
Abstract

This work contains written and coloured photographic information on the clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention and control postmortem findings of infectious animal diseases, including African horse sickness, African swine fever, bluetongue, bovine babesiosis, classical swine fever, contagious bovine ...

Author(s)
Fernández, P. J.; White, W. R.
Publisher
OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health), Paris, France
Citation
Atlas of transboundary animal diseases, 2016, pp 279 pp.

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