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This paper gives an overview of diseases in yaks, based on the small amount of published literature and on observations made by the author (based primarily on verbal accounts by owners, breeders and veterinarians). The first part covers infectious diseases: foot-and-mouth disease, rinderpest,...

Author(s)
Lensch, J. H.; Geilhausen, H. E.
Publisher
Qinghai People's Publishing House, Xining, China
Citation
Yak production in Central Asian highlands. Proceedings of the second international congress on Yak, Xining, China, 1-6 September, 1997., 1997, pp 223-228
Abstract

A total 526 cattle, 315 buffaloes, 178 sheep and 245 goats were examined at the slaughter houses of Dacca, Narayanganj, Munshiganj, Joydevpur and Savar (Bangladesh) during the period from February 1978 to February 1981. The following parasites were recorded: Fasciola gigantica, Echinococcus,...

Author(s)
Shaikh, H.-u.-D.; Huq, M. M.; Karim, M. J.; Khan, M. M. M.
Citation
Pakistan Veterinary Journal, 1983, 3, 1, pp 23-25
Abstract

A survey conducted at the Jeddah abattoir every month from 1983-1984 demonstrated higher incidences of parasitic diseases in imported as opposed to indigenous livestock (sheep, cattle and camels). Helminthic infections were fascioliasis, echinococcosis, cysticercosis, onchocerciasis (caused by ...

Author(s)
Ghandour, A. M.
Publisher
Pro Entomologia, Basle, Switzerland
Citation
Fauna of Saudi Arabia, Vol. 9, 1988, pp 468-477
Abstract

The major diseases which affect large ruminants and horses in Indonesia (assumed to cause loss of draught power) are reviewed with regard to their aetiology, distribution and epidemiology. The diseases are listed in suggested order of economic importance: fascioliasis, trypanosomiasis, foot and...

Author(s)
Partoutomo, S.; Ronohardjo, P.; Wilson, A. J.; Stevenson, P.
Citation
ACIAR Proceedings Series, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 1985, No.10, pp 140-146
Abstract

Between 10 and 30% of swamp buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) calves in Thailand die before they are weaned. Most of the deaths are caused by parasites. Invasion of the calf's umbilicus by Streptococcus or Corynebacterium easily occurs and the wound may be invaded by screwworms [larvae of Chrysomya...

Author(s)
Usanakornkul, S.
Publisher
Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Swamp buffalo reproduction., 1987, Ed. 2, pp 245-251
Abstract

This interesting description of agriculture paints a depressing picture of livestock husbandry; as in so many countries of this type, shortage of food and ignorance of the basic rules of caring for animals are odds against which animals contend unsuccessfully. Therapy was based on the usual mixture ...

Author(s)
Dorman, A. E.
Publisher
Ministry of Overseas Development., London, UK
Citation
British Veterinary Team, Ministry of Agriculture, Yemen Arab Republic. Report Phase 1, December 1972-December 1974., 1975, pp 56pp.

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