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Pastoralists and cattle farmers in various under-developed regions of the world have long relied on and still use medicinal plants for treatment of cattle diseases. Partly this has been due to lack of access to modern veterinarians and price of modern medicines; however, in part these traditional...

Author(s)
Adedapo, A. A.; Bankole, B. O.
Publisher
Studium Press (India) Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India
Citation
Mechanism and action of phytoconstituents, 2011, pp 385-396
Abstract

A total of 30 wild birds shot in the forest between the Kwa river and the University of Calabar campus, Nigeria, consisting of 10 pigeons (Columba livia), 5 vultures (Pseudogyps africanus [?Gyps africanus]), 5 black kites (Milvus migrans), 5 canaries (Serinus canarius) and 5 cattle egrets (Egretta...

Author(s)
Umech, N.
Citation
Global Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, 1999, 5, 3, pp 309-312
Abstract

Records of domestic animals brought to the Veterinary Entomology Laboratory for diagnosis of suspected lice and mite infestation over a 10-year period were analysed. From a total of 794 suspected cases, 137 (17.3%) and 247 (31.1%) were positive for lice and mange mites, respectively. The most...

Author(s)
George, J. B. D.; Otobo, S.; Ogunleye, J.; Adediminiyi, B.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1992, 24, 2, pp 121-124
Abstract

The ectoparasites of guineafowl and chickens were surveyed at local markets and under conditions of intensive management in Yelwa, Kontagora and near New Bussa in the southern guinea savanna zone of Nigeria. The ectoparasites of range guineafowl and local chickens were the lice Menacanthus...

Author(s)
Okaeme, A. N.
Citation
Veterinary Research Communications, 1988, 12, 4-5, pp 277-280
Abstract

1959-60 was the first year since a veterinary service was established in Western Nigeria that no outbreak of RINDERPEST was recorded: 25, 240 cattle received lapinized vaccine; severe reactions are avoided by not vaccinating animals under a year old and by not vaccinating during the rainy season....

Author(s)
Willder, A. G.
Publisher
Ibadan: Government Printer,
Citation
Western Nigeria. Annual report of the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Livestock Division) for the period 1st April, 1959 to 31st March, 1960., 1962, pp 47 pp.
Abstract

The staff position was worse than in 1946-47. There were only four professional officers of the authorized staff of nine officers.
A few sporadic cases of ANTHRAX occurred. Only 12 cattle died of BOVINE CONTAGIOUS PLEURO-PNEUMONIA in the Northern Territories outbreaks at Zan. In South West Wala and ...

Author(s)
Stewart, J. L.
Publisher
Accra: Govt. Printing Dept.,
Citation
GOLD COAST COLONY., 1948, pp 8 pp.
Abstract

This report covers French West Africa as a whole, which includes the colonies of French Sudan, Niger, Senegal, French Guinea, Mauritania, Dahomey and the Ivory Coast.
The European veterinary staffs total 88, the European stock inspectors 30 and the native veterinary assistants, trained at Bamako,...

Author(s)
Curasson, G.
Citation
Rapport d'ensemble sur le fonctionnement des Services de l'Elevage en Afrique Occidentale Francaise pendant l'annee 1933., 1934, pp 41 pp.
Abstract

A large proportion of the cattle owners lead a nomadic life; difficulties in transport, especially in the wet season, prevent prompt action when outbreaks of disease occur: in consequence the policy of the department is to carry out large scale active immunization while the cattle are healthy in...

Author(s)
Henderson, W. H.
Publisher
Lagos: Government Printer,
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department, Northern Provinces, for the year 1930., 1931, pp 46 pp.
Abstract

INFECTIOUS DISEASES.
ANTHRAX.-Outbreaks occurred in Senegal, the Ivory Coast and Guinea, and in the latter colony 16, 000 preventive vaccinations were carried out.
BOVINE TUBERCULOSIS was encountered in slaughter cattle in Niger and Senegal, and in imported cattle in the Ivory Coast. In Sudan the...

Author(s)
Curasson, G.
Citation
FRENCH WEST AFRICA., 1935, pp 30 pp.
Abstract

Owing to the enforced cessation of research work, this section contains an account of the routine work performed-chiefly on diagnosis and vaccine production. Some original observations were, however, made.
RINDERPEST.-(1) Shade-dried ox hides were found to lose rinderpest infection in 24 hours in...

Author(s)
Hall, G. N.
Publisher
Nigeria. 1931.,
Citation
Annual Report Veterinary Department, 1933, pp 20-27 pp.

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