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Background: Ticks and tick-borne diseases undermine cattle fitness and productivity in the whole of sub-Saharan Africa, including Nigeria. In this West African country, cattle are challenged by numerous tick species, especially during the wet season. Consequently, several TBDs are known to be...

Author(s)
Lorusso, V.; Wijnveld, M.; Majekodunmi, A. O.; Dongkum, C.; Fajinmi, A.; Dogo, A. G.; Thrusfield, M.; Mugenyi, A.; Vaumourin, E.; Igweh, A. C.; Jongejan, F.; Welburn, S. C.; Picozzi, K.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2016, 9, 217, pp (18 April 2016)
Abstract

Background: Several zoonotic diseases are known to constitute great impediment to livestock management and production worldwide, especially in developing countries where control measures are largely non-existent. This study sets out to investigate the occurrence of toxoplasmosis, neosporosis and...

Author(s)
Ayinmode, A.; Akinseye, V.; Schares, G.; Cadmus, S.
Publisher
DRPU, Faculty of Pharmacy, Ife-Ife, Nigeria
Citation
African Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2017, 11, 2, pp 95-101
Abstract

Pastoralists are faced with several challenges that may ultimately impinge on the general protein supply in Nigeria. Participatory Epidemiology tools were used to evaluate economics of livestock species kept by pastoralists along with some husbandry challenges in 3 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in...

Author(s)
Kaltungo, B. Y.; Musa, I. W.; Salisu, U. S.; Babashani, M.
Publisher
Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 2018, 66, 3, pp 557-567
Abstract

Purpose: More than 80% of the 20 million heads of Nigerian cattle are kept by pastoral households. As such, optimal herd management is important in maintaining human nutrition, livelihoods and socio-cultural balance. This study was conducted to contribute to discussions on emerging challenges of...

Author(s)
Suleiman, A.; Jackson, E. L.; Rushton, J.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2015, 47, 6, pp 1177-1185
Abstract

Ticks cause great economic losses of livestock in several ways including their ability to act as potential vector for haemoprotozoan, rickettsial and helminth parasites; they suck blood resulting in reduction in live weight and anaemia. Ticks and tick-borne diseases are widely distributed...

Author(s)
Oyewusi, I. K.; Ganiyu, I. A.; Akande, F. A.; Takeet, M. I.; Anifowoshe, I. O.; Famuyide, I. M.; Sogebi, E. A. O.; Adeleke, G. A.; Olugbogi, E. I.; Talabi, A. O.
Publisher
Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 2015, 63, 3, pp 369-377
Abstract

Sustainable development is about finding better ways of doing things, both for the future and the present. The paper therefore examined the sustainable indigenous uses of medicinal plants for the treatment of farm animals in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger state, Nigeria. One hundred (100)...

Author(s)
Faleyimu, O. I.
Publisher
Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, USA
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa, 2015, 17, 3, pp 1-11
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Lorusso, V.; Picozzi, K.; Majekodunmi, A.; Igweh, A.; Welburn, S.
Publisher
Veterinary Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, Naples, Italy
Citation
Mappe Parassitologiche, 2012, 18, pp 230
Abstract

A study of economic implications of preventive veterinary services to cattle production system in Yola, Adamawa State was undertaken to determine the level of Preventive Veterinary Medicine (PVM) practiced in the area. Questionnaires and oral interviews were used to obtain data on animal husbandry...

Author(s)
Ardo, M. B.; Aliyara, Y. H.
Publisher
Medwell Online, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
International Journal of Tropical Medicine, 2013, 8, 3, pp 68-70
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Background: A survey was conducted to determine the prevalence of campylobacteriosis and trichomonosis, and their concurrence with brucellosis, in cattle in three states of northern Nigeria. Methods: A total of 602 preputial samples was collected from bulls in 250 herds and tested using culture and ...

Author(s)
Mai, H. M.; Irons, P. C.; Kabir, J.; Thompson, P. N.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2013, 55, 56, pp (9 August 2013)
AbstractFull Text

This study was aimed at evaluating the current status of trypanosome infection in the different breeds of cattle at slaughter in Abeokuta, Nigeria. A total of 452 cattle (78 Red Bororo, 14 Sokoto Gudali and 360 White Fulani) were sampled. Processing of blood samples, analysis of haematological...

Author(s)
Okwelum, N.; Iposu, S. O.; Sowande, O. S.; Smith, O. F.; Takeet, M. I.; Olugbogi, E. I.; Rahman, S. A.
Publisher
Commonwealth Veterinary Association, Bangalore, India
Citation
Journal of Commonwealth Veterinary Association, 2011, 27, 2, pp 242-244

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