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Background: Bovine tuberculosis is among the primary zoonotic disease caused by Mycobacterium bovis which has significant impact on the health of livestock and human. It has been significantly a cause for great economic loss in animal production. Methodology: A cross-sectional study was conducted...

Author(s)
Jelalu Kemal; Berhanu Sibhat; Aklilu Abraham; Yitagele Terefe; Ketema Tafess Tulu; Kiros Welay; Nejib Getahun
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Infectious Diseases, 2019, 19, 39, pp (10 January 2019)
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Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is a neglected zoonotic disease with considerable economic and public health burden worldwide, particularly affecting developing countries like Ethiopia. To initiate effective prevention and control of CE, comprehensive data on the local lifecycles of the various...

Author(s)
Terefe, Y.; Addy, F.; Alemu, S.; Mackenstedt, U.; Romig, T.; Wassermann, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2019, 17, pp 100302
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Background: As evidence of the infection of domestic animals by Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Anaplasma sp. 'Omatjenne' is presently becoming available, understanding the epidemiological and ecological significance of infection is important to quantify the clinical and socio-economic impact of the...

Author(s)
Sori Teshale; Geysen, D.; Gobena Ameni; Dorny, P.; Berkvens, D.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 162, pp (9 March 2018)
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This study aimed at identifying Sheko cattle keepers' preferences by way of phenotypic ranking and hypothetical choice experiment in their habitat in order to define the indigenous selection criteria. The ranking experiment report was based on 15 cows and 6 to 9 bulls. Three animals of the same sex ...

Author(s)
Elias Bayou; Aynalem Haile; Solomon Gizaw; Yoseph Mekasha
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
African Journal of Agricultural Research, 2018, 13, 8, pp 389-402
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Salmonella is one of the common causes of food-borne bacterial illnesses. The primary sources of human nontyphoidal Salmonella (NTS) infection are food animals. This study characterized temporally and spatially related Salmonella isolated during April 2013 to March 2014 from faeces of diarrhoeic...

Author(s)
Tadesse Eguale; Asrat, D.; Haile Alemayehu; Nana, I.; Gebreyes, W. A.; Gunn, J. S.; Ephrem Engidawork
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Zoonoses and Public Health, 2018, 65, 7, pp 766-776
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Background: An assessment on the management practices and uses of Ficus thonningii tree by smallholder farmers' was carried from December 2014 to March 2015 to evaluate the status of tree management, utilization as livestock feed and identify major production and utilization constraints. Three...

Author(s)
Bimrew Asmare; Yeshambel Mekuriaw
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Agriculture and Food Security, 2019, 8, 9, pp (16 January 2019)
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Ethiopia is one of African country with nine regions and two city administration of which five regions were infected with more than one species of tsetse flies. Known species in Ethiopia are five in number namely Glossina pallidipes, G. morsitans, G. fuscipes, G. tachinoides and G. longipennis....

Author(s)
Semayat Oyda; Maireg Hailu
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
African Journal of Agricultural Research, 2018, 13, 1, pp 1-6
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Background: Blackleg is one of the major bacterial infections causing tremendous economic losses to cattle herders in many parts of Ethiopia. Despite the huge burden, no comprehensive studies have quantified the impact or its distribution throughout the country. This study was aimed to estimate the ...

Author(s)
Birhanu Ayele; Worku Tigre; Benti Deressa
Publisher
SpringerOpen, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
SpringerPlus, 2016, 5, 1822, pp (21 October 2016)
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Background: Smallholder dairy farming in much of the developing world is based on the use of crossbred cows that combine local adaptation traits of indigenous breeds with high milk yield potential of exotic dairy breeds. Pedigree recording is rare in such systems which means that it is impossible...

Author(s)
Strucken, E. M.; Al-Mamun, H. A.; Esquivelzeta-Rabell, C.; Gondro, C.; Mwai, O. A.; Gibson, J. P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Genetics, Selection, Evolution, 2017, 49, 67, pp (12 September 2017)
Abstract

The objective of this study was to estimate genetic parameters of reproduction traits of pure Fogera cattle at Metekel Ranch. Metekel cattle Breeding and Improvement Ranch has so far been engaged in maintenance of Fogera cattle population outside their adapted environment (ex-situ conservation)....

Author(s)
Almaz Bekele; Zewdu Wuletaw; Aynalem Haile; Solomon Gizaw; Getinet Mekuriaw
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2017, 29, 8, pp Article 152

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