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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

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
Abstract

Brucellosis, which results in fetal abortions in domestic and wildlife animal populations, is of major concern in the US and throughout much of the world. The disease, caused by Brucella abortus, poses an economic threat to agriculture-based communities. A moderately efficacious live attenuated...

Author(s)
Lowry, J. E.; Leonhardt, J. A.; Yao, C. Q.; Belden, E. L.; Andrews, G. P.
Publisher
Wildlife Disease Association, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2014, 50, 1, pp 11-20
Abstract

A survey was carried out to determine the disease and vector constraints to cattle production in pastoral communities settled in three villages of two sub-counties in Ssembabule district. A total of 454 cattle randomly selected in three villages were sampled for blood parasite infections (antibody...

Author(s)
Otim, C. P.; Ocaido, M.; Okuna, N. M.; Erume, J.; Ssekitto, C.; Wafula, R. Z. O.; Kakaire, D.; Walubengo, J.; Okello, A.; Mugisha, A.; Monrad, J.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2004, 16, 5, pp article 35
Abstract

A survey was conducted to identify the major constraints to livestock production, livestock diseases, parasites and vectors in Soroti district. A questionnaire was administered to 138 households. Blood and faecal samples were randomly taken from 400 cattle for examination. Tsetse traps were set up...

Author(s)
Ocaido, M.; Otim, C. P.; Okuna, N. M.; Erume, J.; Ssekitto, C.; Wafula, R. Z. O.; Kakaire, D.; Walubengo, J.; Monrad, J.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2005, 17, 8, pp 93
Abstract

The mam activities of the department in 1958 were again in connexion with the control of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE. The campaign, involving aphthization, had hardly been completed in February when a new outbreak, caused by SAT III type virus, occurred in Ngamiland, and this resulted in the closure of...

Author(s)
Unsworth, K.
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Services for the period 1st Jan., 1958-31st Dec., 1959., 1960, pp 36 + 26 pp.
Abstract

RINDERPEST appeared again, initially affecting young wildebeest and buffalo. The disease occurred only among wildebeest and buffalo. All susceptible cattle in the infected areas were immunized; over 1.5 million cattle were treated. As the spread of the disease was feared, immunizations were carried ...

Author(s)
Roe, J. E. R.
Publisher
TANGANYIKA.; Dar es Salaam: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual report of the veterinary department for the year ending 31st December, 1957., 1958, 1, pp 42
Abstract

The outstanding event of the year was the outbreak of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE.The cordon fences which had been erected to combat the. disease before it could enter the Protectorate were not breached. The virus was typed by Pirbright at S.A.T.I. All cattle within the outbreak area (343, 820) were...

Author(s)
Unsworth, K.
Citation
Bechuanaland Protectorate., 1958, pp 28 + 7 pp.
Abstract

The TICK-BORNE DISEASES remain the greatest cause of losses. Owing to the reluctance of the cattle owners to have their animals dipped and to a relaxation of normal discipline consequent on the political situation, only a small proportion of the animals were dipped in many parts of the Northern and ...

Author(s)
Aspinall, K. W.
Publisher
Zomba: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report 1960, Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, Nyasaland., 1961, pp 64 pp.
Abstract

Fencing erected to keep out game from FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE infected areas has been maintained.
BOTULISM AND APHOSPHOROSIS continued to be a cause of heavy losses. Not all cattle owners availed themselves of a vaccine or of bone meal available as a feeding supplement. More use was made of CALF...

Author(s)
Roe, J. E. R.
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department for the year 1954., 1955, pp 45 pp.

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