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Climate change is predicted to increase incidence of vector-borne diseases in humans, however, little is known about the impact of such diseases in livestock. In the absence of historical data with which to examine the inter-relation between climate and disease, participatory epidemiological (PE)...

Author(s)
Kimaro, E. G.; Toribio, J. A. L. M. L.; Mor, S. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 147, pp 79-89
Abstract

In Tanzania, control of East Coast fever (ECF) has predominantly relied on tick control using acaricides and chemotherapy, little on ECF vaccination, and very little on dissemination regarding animal immunization. In this paper, the prevalence, control measure, and tolerance of Tanzania Shorthorn...

Author(s)
Laisser, E. L. K.; Chenyambuga, S. W.; Karimuribo, E. D.; Msalya, G.; Kipanyula, M. J.; Mwilawa, A. J.; Mdegela, R. H.; Kusiluka, L. J. M.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2017, 49, 4, pp 813-822
Abstract

This study was carried out to assess farmers' knowledge and perceptions on tick species, tick-borne diseases (TBDs), tick control measures, production constraints and tolerance of Tarime and Sukuma zebu cattle to TBDs. The study involved 240 agro-pastoralists from Serengeti, Tarime, Maswa and Meatu ...

Author(s)
Laisser, E. L. K.; Chenyambuga, S. W.; Msalya, G.; Kipanyula, M. J.; Mdegela, R. H.; Karimuribo, E. D.; Mwilawa, A. J.; Kusiluka, L. J. M.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2015, 27, 4, pp Article 64
Abstract

The approximately 1.58 million pigs in Tanzania represent 3.7% of the national population of quadruped meat-producing animals. Pigs are kept mainly by small producers who own 99.5% of the national stock in units that average 3.04 animals (range 2-48). Government policy has had little practical...

Author(s)
Wilson, R. T.; Swai, E.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2013, 45, 6, pp 1269-1275
Abstract

A study was carried out to determine the roles, desirable traits and production performance of indigenous goats in Iramba and Kongwa districts, central Tanzania. In each district five villages were selected and 93 and 100 goat keepers were interviewed in Iramba and Kongwa districts, respectively,...

Author(s)
Chenyambuga, S. W.; Komwihangilo, D. M.; Jackson, M.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2012, 24, 7, pp Article 118
Abstract

A survey of the prevalence of gastro-intestinal tract (GIT) parasite in grazing ruminants (cattle) was conducted in pastoral farming area during the period of March 2004. Data were gathered from 17 herds/farms with a total of 90 cattle in five wards (Sale, Pinyiny, Malambo, Olpiro and Digodigo) of...

Author(s)
Swai, E. S.; Mtui, P. F.; Mbise, A. N.; Kaaya, E.; Sanka, P.; Loomu, P. M.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2006, 18, 8, pp 107
Abstract

The veterinarian responsible for the Iringa dipping scheme, in which East Coast fever (ECF, caused by Theileria parva) was eradicated in the early 1950s from an enzootic area of southwestern Tanzania containing a zebu cattle population of 160 000, discusses the scheme with reference to modern day...

Author(s)
Yeoman, G. H.
Citation
Veterinary Record, 1991, 129, 18, pp 414-415
Abstract

Control measures against theileriosis, due to Theileria parva, in cattle in Tanzania are outlined. Dipping measures against the vector Rhipicephalus appendiculatus and treatment using antiprotozoal agents are summarized.

Author(s)
Kavishe, T. S.
Publisher
International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Theileriosis in eastern, central and southern Africa. Proceedings of a workshop on East Coast fever immunization held in Lilongwe, Malawi 20-22 September 1988, 1989, pp 22-26
Abstract

Between January 1982 and December 1989 more than 5000 clinical cases of bovine parasitic otitis in Tanzania were examined. The prevalence of Rhabditis bovis infection was higher in dipped (>70%) than in sprayed (5%) cattle. Clinical signs were mild in cases in the early stages of infection and may...

Author(s)
Msolla, P.; Semuguruka, W. D.; Kasuku, A. A.; Shoo, M. K.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1993, 25, 1, pp 15-18
Abstract

The study was carried out during the end of the rainy season, 1989, in 165 calves and young cattle in 5 farms, and other cattle. Conjunctivitis was found in 33% of eyes and keratoconjunctivitis in 37%. Both eyes were affected in 63% of cases. Prevalence was higher in Jerseys and crossbreds than...

Author(s)
Lundblad, K.; Lunell, E.
Citation
Arbetsrapport - Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet, 1990, No.141, pp 32 pp.

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