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Milk and meat from cattle and buffaloes contribute 45% of the global animal protein supply, followed by chickens (31%), and pigs (20%). In 2016, the global cattle population of 1.0 billion head produced 6.5 billion tons of cows' milk, and 66 million tons of beef. In the past century, cattle...

Author(s)
Eenennaam, A. L. van
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Transgenic Research, 2019, 28, Suppl. 2, pp 93-100
Abstract

Cattle and poultry enterprises are among the major contributors to food security and socioeconomic empowerment of households in Uganda. However, various diseases constrain their productivity. A two-year retrospective study between April 2012 and March 2014 was conducted using records for cattle and ...

Author(s)
Byaruhanga, J.; Tayebwa, D. S.; Eneku, W.; Afayoa, M.; Mutebi, F.; Ndyanabo, S.; Kakooza, S.; Okwee-Acai, J.; Tweyongyere, R.; Wampande, E. M.; Vudriko, P.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Veterinary Science and Medicine, 2017, 5, 2, pp 168-174
CAB ReviewFull Text

Increased livestock production and better food security will naturally follow from proper livestock management practices. Such management practices include the application of appropriate vaccination schedule, biosecurity, feeding regimen, and implementation and sustenance of improved and feasible...

Author(s)
Kwaghe, A. V.; Vakuru, C. T.; Ndahi, M. D.; Abubakar, A.; Iwar, V. N.; Eze, E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 024, pp 1-27
Abstract

Influenza D virus (FLUDV) was isolated from diseased pigs with respiratory disease symptoms in 2011, and since then the new virus has also been spread to cattle. Little is known about the susceptibility of other agricultural animals and poultry to FLUDV. This study was designed to determine if...

Author(s)
Quast, M.; Sreenivasan, C.; Sexton, G.; Nedland, H.; Singrey, A.; Fawcett, L.; Miller, G.; Lauer, D.; Voss, S.; Pollock, S.; Cunha, C. W.; Christopher-Hennings, J.; Nelson, E.; Li Feng
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2015, 180, 3/4, pp 281-285
Abstract

A participatory epidemiological study was conducted to identify and prioritize constraints to livestock health and production on smallholder farms in Sanyati and Gokwe districts of Zimbabwe. Questionnaires were administered to 294 randomly selected livestock owners across the two districts....

Author(s)
Chatikobo, P.; Choga, T.; Ncube, C.; Mutambara, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2013, 109, 3/4, pp 327-333
Abstract

This study was conducted to investigate challenges of integrating livestock into organic pineapple farming so as to develop strategies to enhance integration of livestock for purposes of improving soil fertility for sustainable organic pineapple productivity among smallholder farmers. Such...

Author(s)
Nalubwama, S.; Vaarst, M.; Kabi, F.; Kiggundu, M.; Bagamba, F.; Odhong, C.; Mugisha, A.; Halberg, N.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2014, 26, 6, pp Article 113
Abstract

These proceedings presents abstracts of papers from the XLI Meeting of the Mexican Association of Animal Production and Food Security, AC and VII National Meeting on Agriculture and Pasture Systems, held in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico last 02 to 04 Jul 2014. Topics of papers focused on agro and...

Author(s)
Martínez-Loperena, R.; Ayala-Burgos, A.; Solorio-Sánchez, J.; Castelán-Ortega, O.
Publisher
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan, Yucatan, Mexico
Citation
Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 2014, 17, 2, pp 325-435
Abstract

This first volume of the Terrestrial Animal Health Code 2013 edition (22nd) includes revised information on the following subjects: glossary; notification of diseases, infections, infestations and epidemiological information; criteria for the inclusion of diseases, infections and infestations on...

Publisher
OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health), Paris, France
Citation
Terrestrial animal health code. Volume I: general provisions, 2013, Ed.22, pp 384 pp.
Abstract

Antimicrobial administration is essential for the control and treatment of diseases in animals, but the emergence and prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant Staphylococcus aureus is a significant concern during animal production. Here we investigated the antimicrobial susceptibility of S. aureus...

Author(s)
Baba, K.; Ishihara, K.; Ozawa, M.; Usui, M.; Hiki, M.; Tamura, Y.; Asai, T.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Veterinary Science, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 2012, 74, 5, pp 561-565
Abstract

This issue is comprised of 28 papers covering animal health policy and welfare, animal diseases, new diagnostic methods, epidemiology of several diseases and food safety. Animal diseases given focus in the papers include bluetongue, trypanosomiasis, camelpox, brucellosis, foot and mouth disease,...

Publisher
Office International des Épizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Revue Scientifique et Technique - Office International des Épizooties, 2014, 33, 3, pp 675-1061

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