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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 distribution and abundance of cattle tick species in Humbo woreda, Wolaita zone, was studied over a period of 6 months from November, 2011 to April, 2012. Adult ticks were collected from seven main body regions of 384 cattle which were under extensive management system. Out of the total of 384 ...

Author(s)
Pawlos Wasihun; Derese Doda
Publisher
Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health, 2013, 5, 3, pp 73-80
Abstract

Skin diseases are one of the major causes of considerable economic loss from defective skin and hide export. Skin diseases caused by lice, ticks and mange mites, are among the major diseases of cattle causing serious economic loss to the farmer, the tanning industry and the country as a whole. The...

Author(s)
Kebede, N.; Fetene, T.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health, 2012, 4, 2, pp 22-26
Abstract

A study was conducted on 384 animals in and around Ambo town, West Shoa Zone, Oromia regional state, Ethiopia from October, 2010 to March, 2011 with the aim of determining the prevalence, associated risk factors and to give recommendations how the disease could be managed. Clinical and Giemsa...

Author(s)
Dejene Bayisa; Ayalew Berhanu; Tewodros Fentahun; Mersha Chanie
Publisher
IDOSI Publications, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Citation
American-Eurasian Journal of Scientific Research, 2012, 7, 4, pp 172-175
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
Abstract

The year was not satisfactory for stock owing to adverse conditions, especially a heavy locust infestation. Many deaths took place from starvation. Amongst camels, trypanosomiasis occurred to a lesser extent than in previous years, but deaths from anthrax were numerous. Difficulties have been...

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Department of Agricultural and Veterinary Services, Annual Report, 1955., 1955, pp 36 pp.

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