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A total of 558 farmers were interviewed in the counties of Kakamega and Machakos in Kenya during 2007-08 regarding their attitudes and practices relating to livestock diseases and their recognition and management. Most respondents regarded East Coast fever (ECF), contagious caprine pleuropneumonia...

Author(s)
Peters, A. R.; Domingue, G.; Olorunshola, I. D.; Thevasagayam, S. J.; Musumba, B.; Wekundah, J. M.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2012, 24, 5, pp Article 88
Abstract

This first volume of World Animal Health 2012 (which comes in two volumes) presents a synthesis of animal health information from OIE Members as well as from non-OIE member countries (in total 169 countries/territories were included in this 2012 version). It provides a unique tool for all those...

Publisher
OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health), Paris, France
Citation
World Animal Health - 2012. Volume 1, 2013, pp 510 pp.
AbstractFull Text

In 2011, 42 Member States (MS) of the African Union (AU) submitted their disease reports to the Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources of African Union (AU-IBAR). The number of countries that reported their disease situation to AU-IBAR has decreased by 11.68% from 49 (92.45%) in 2010 to 42...

Publisher
African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Pan African Animal Health Yearbook, 2011, 2011, pp xiii + 90 pp.
Abstract

Staff were faced with an acute problem of containing CONTAGIOUS BOVINE PLEUROPNEUMONIA in about 7, 000 cattle belonging to Sudanese refugees. The following measures were taken: all Sudanese cattle entering Uganda were directed to the Agoloki quarantine area; within 1-2 weeks all were submitted to...

Author(s)
Nsubuga, H. S. K.
Publisher
Govt. Printer, Entebbe,
Citation
Uganda. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry for the year ended 31st December, 1966., 1967, pp 58 pp.
Abstract

The Division of Virus Diseases continued its work on rinderpest. Challenge and measurement of neutralizing antibody levels in Boran and grade cattle immunized with rinderpest tissue culture vaccine indicated that immunity was lifelong. Sheep and goats from the vicinity of the 1965/66 outbreak in ...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Muguga: The Organization,
Citation
East African Community. East African Veterinary Research Organization, Muguga, P.O. Kabete, Kenya. Annual report, January-December 1968., 1969, pp 105 pp.
Abstract

There were no confirmed outbreaks of rinderpest, lumpy skin disease, African swine fever, or Rift Valley fever; rinderpest was suspected in the North-Eastern province, however, and 1, 705, 231 cattle were vaccinated. The incidence of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE (types O, A, and C) was generally higher...

Author(s)
Anon
Publisher
Kabete: The Department,
Citation
Republic of Kenya. Veterinary Department annual report 1966., 1969, pp 90
Abstract

By June 1966 the gradual deterioration of the staff position had reached such a state that it seemed the essential functions of the organization could not continue, but this was then rectified by the secondment of professional and technical staff from Britain. Early in 1967 the organization had got ...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Muguga: The Organisation,
Citation
East African Community. East African Veterinary Research Organisation, Muguga, P.O. Kabete, Kenya. Annual report 1967, July 1966-December 1967., 1969, pp 76 pp.
Abstract

Of the 33 brain specimens submitted for RABIES diagnosis, 8 were positive; except for Bunyoro District the whole of the West and North West Uganda can be regarded as an endemic rabies area. FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE still remains a great problem, especially in the central part of the country; nine...

Author(s)
Oteng, A. K.; Et Al.
Citation
Uganda. Annual report of the Animal Health Research Centre, Entebbe, 1968., 1969, pp 83 pp.
Abstract

FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE was still the most important problem. A vaccine from Amsterdam was used against types O and A. Type SAT.2 invaded from Tanganyika early in the year and mass inoculations with the Pirbright experimental modified live vaccine prevented further spread. Reactions to the Pirbright ...

Author(s)
MacOwan, K. D. S.
Publisher
Nairobi: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Kenya., 1961, pp 105 pp.
Abstract

During the year the former Department of Tsetse Control became a division of the Department of Veterinary Services, while the latter was incorporated into the new Ministry of Animal Industry, Game and Fisheries. The 1962 census showed approx. 3, 465, 000 cattle, 2, 340, 000 goats, 760, 000 sheep...

Author(s)
Sanders, R. N.
Publisher
Entebbe: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Uganda Protectorate. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry for the year ended 31st December, 1962., 1964, pp 70 pp.

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