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The aim of the study was to determine the species spectrum of ixodid ticks that infest horses and donkeys in South Africa and to identify those species that act as vectors of disease to domestic livestock. Ticks were collected opportunistically from 391 horses countrywide by their owners or grooms, ...

Author(s)
Horak, I. G.; Heyne, H.; Halajian, A.; Booysen, S.; Smit, W. J.
Publisher
AOSIS OpenJournals, Tygervalley, South Africa
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 2017, 84, 1, pp a1302
Abstract

Background: There is a widely recognised lack of baseline epidemiological data on the dynamics and impacts of infectious cattle diseases in east Africa. The Infectious Diseases of East African Livestock (IDEAL) project is an epidemiological study of cattle health in western Kenya with the aim of...

Author(s)
Bronsvoort, B. M. de C.; Thumbi, S. M.; Poole, E. J.; Kiara, H.; Auguet, O. T.; Handel, I. G.; Jennings, A.; Conradie, I.; Mbole-Kariuki, M. N.; Toye, P. G.; Hanotte, O.; Coetzer, J.; Woolhouse, M. E. J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2013, 9, 171, pp (30 August 2013)
Abstract

Tick-borne diseases are a constraint to livestock production in many developing countries as they cause high morbidity and mortality, which results in decreased production of meat, milk and other livestock by-products. The most important tick-borne diseases of livestock in sub-Saharan Africa are...

Author(s)
Simuunza, M.; Weir, W.; Courcier, E.; Tait, A.; Shiels, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2011, 175, 3/4, pp 331-342
Abstract

The African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) is a large wild bovid which until recently ranged across all but the driest parts of sub-Saharan Africa, and their local range being limited to about 20 km from surface water. They are of high ecological value due to their important role as bulk feeders in the...

Author(s)
Michel, A. L.; Bengis, R. G.
Publisher
Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, Onderstepoort, South Africa
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 2012, 79, 2, pp Art 453
Abstract

Ethiopia probably carries the largest cattle population per head of human population of any country in Africa, an estimated 20.23 million cattle. Although undernutrition and disease cause serious losses, the heavy pressure of animals on the land has resulted in much overgrazing and subsequent soil...

Author(s)
Macpherson, D. A.
Publisher
Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.,
Citation
United Nations. Report to the Government of Ethiopia on the control of animal diseases., 1964, pp 8 pp.
Abstract

This useful booklet is designed to acquaint American veterinarians with the salient features of exotic diseases which might be introduced into the U.S.A. either accidentally or deliberately.
The preliminary chapters deal with such matters as the means by which disease may be introduced, how it may...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Trenton, N.J. U.S. Livestock Sanitary Association.,
Citation
Foreign animal diseases. Their prevention, diagnosis and control. Report of Committee of the United States Livestock Sanitary Association, 1954., 1955, pp 265 pp.
Abstract

Work in both the field and laboratory services has been hampered by staff shortages during the year.
The incidence of TB. amongst dairy cattle is estimated to be 8%, on the results of a trial test in the Umtali District. A further test will be carried out before introducing a voluntary eradication...

Author(s)
Huston, P. D.
Publisher
Salisbury: Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Co. Ltd.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year 1949., 1950, pp 19 pp.
Abstract

The report of the Veterinary Research Officer, which is included in that of the Director of Animal Health, is dealt with separately in this journal.
Motor lorries are now provided for the Stock Inspectors, so that, on arrival at a given centre, they can visit outlying areas on bicycles. Most of the ...

Author(s)
Smith, J.
Publisher
London : Crown Agents for the Colonies.,
Citation
Annual Report, Department of Animal Health for the Year 1929., 1930, pp 27 pp.

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