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A cross-sectional study was undertaken to assess prevalence of trypanosomosis, anaplasmosis, babesiosis, ECF and helminth infections and factors associated with them in Kajiado District, Kenya. Purposive and random selection procedures were used to identify participating pastoralists and animals...

Author(s)
Maichomo, M. W.; Gitau, G. K.; Gathuma, J. M.; Ndung'u, J. M.; Kosura, W. O.
Publisher
Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 2010, 58, 1, pp 11-21
Abstract

Research in Kenya on diseases of animals (especially cattle, sheep and goats) is described under the headings theileriosis (with descriptions of studies on the life cycle of Theileria spp., epidemiology and immune responses and tick vectors (Rhipicephalus appendiculatus)), trypanosomiasis...

Publisher
International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
ILRAD: 1985. Annual report of the International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases., 1986, pp 92pp.
Abstract

Nyasaland had 356, 514 cattle, 75, 297 sheep, 460, 611 goats, 119, 913 pigs and a small number of horses and donkeys.
Nine deaths from BLACKLEG were recorded. Animals immunized were 9, 812 cattle and 566 sheep.
TUBERCULOSIS persists in the Mzimba District and also in the S.W. of the Karanga...

Author(s)
Faulkner, D. E.
Publisher
Zomba, Nyasaland: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report, 1959. Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, Nyasaland., 1960, pp 56 pp.
Abstract

There are 307, 026 cattle, 78, 709 sheep, 326, 113 goats, 77, 145 pigs, 37 horses and 199 donkeys.
Tick-borne diseases are the most common causes of losses. EAST COAST FEVER is endemic in the Northern and Central Provinces; of 298 cases diagnosed in the Central Province, most occurred during the...

Author(s)
Faulkner, D. E.
Publisher
Zomba (Nyasaland) : Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report, 1955. Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, Nyasaland., 1956, pp 47 pp.
Abstract

The outstanding feature of this report is the shortage of staff for the work to be done-equivalent to one officer per 600, 000 head.
Sporadic cases of ANTHRAX and BLACKLEG occurred throughout the Protectorate. 13000 cattle were given blackquarter vaccine.
Owing to a break in the quarantine measures ...

Author(s)
Mackintosh, W. L. S.
Publisher
Uganda: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department for the year ended 31st December 1945., 1947, pp 16 pp.
Abstract

The year was not a good one for livestock owing to drought conditions.
TICK-BORNE DISEASES such as THEILERIA-sis, REDWATER, ANAPLASMOSIS and HEART-WATER have been more prevalent in areas where dipping is not compulsory. In the compulsory dipping areas where EAST COAST FEVER is being controlled...

Publisher
Govt. Printing & Stationery Dept.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year 1950., 1951, pp 20 pp.
Abstract

The output of dairy products and pig production was well maintained at the level of the 1947 figures. During the year the purchasing of cattle by the Livestock Control increased to a total of 118, 418 cattle. Of these 100, 354 were from Kenya, 11, 503 from Uganda and 6, 561 from Somalia. 14, 392 of ...

Author(s)
Daubney, R.
Publisher
Nairobi : Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual report of the Veterinary Department, 1942., 1943, pp 13 pp.
Abstract

The year as a whole was favourable to, stock farming and the local demand for all livestock produce remained, high.
Fifty-eight outbreaks of ANTHRAX were reported in the settled areas. There was no change in the position in the native reserves. 181 outbreaks of BLACKLEG were notified; the increased ...

Author(s)
Daubney, R.
Publisher
Nairobi: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual report of the Veterinary Department 1941., 1942, pp 16 pp.
Abstract

The authors described recent observations on external parasites of livestock in S. Africa and made recommendations as to the direction of future research in this field.
Tripanosomiasis is not a major problem as it is confined to an area in Zululand. Three species of tsetse fly are present, Glossina ...

Author(s)
Du Toit, R.; Graf, H.; Theiler, G.
Publisher
Johannesburg.,
Citation
Commun. Afr. Reg. Sci. Conf., 1949, C(k) 6, pp 5 pp.
Abstract

I. ANTHRAX and BLACKLEG are confused by African owners of livestock; it is thought that anthrax occurs rarely, as reports of deaths decrease in areas where blackleg vaccinations are carried out on a large scale. Trypanosoma congolense and T. vivax are the common trypanosomes of cattle. It was hoped ...

Author(s)
Simmons, R.
Publisher
Entebbe: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Veterinary Department. Annual report for the year ended 31st December, 1943., 1943, pp 8 pp.

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