Article published the March 20, 2019
Haemorrhagic septicaemia (HS) is a disease of cattle and buffalos (Abdulkadir, 1989) caused by 1 of 2 serotypes of Pasteurella multocida, designated B:2 and E:2 (FAO, 2015; IIL, 2015). The disease in cattle is prevalent in the tropics, particularly in the equatorial region of South East Asia and Africa, where outbreaks mostly occur during the rainy season (Dhanda, 1966; Anosa an ...
Article published the February 14, 2019
Nigeria is the world’s most populous black nation with over 140 million people (13), however, with relatively low number of food animals to the teaming population (5). Demographic figures indicate that there are 13.9 million heads of cattle, 22.1 million sheep, 34.5 million goats and 800,000 camels in Nigeria (7). The meat and milk obtained from these animals constitute the maj ...
Article published the December 6, 2018
Article published the December 5, 2018
Dr. Garba Ahmed likes the comment:
Dear Dr. Amer Alazawy,Thank you for bringing water as a matter for discussion in this forum!Pasteurella multocida is a pathogen very adapted to survive into the host (in vivo) environment and due to this characteristic requires very rich organic material for surviving out of the bird.Experiments suggest that P. multocida will only survive 30 days into water contaminated with organic matter, for in ...
Article published the June 25, 2013
1-Diagnostic and Extension Dept., National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom2-Dept. of Animal Health & Production, College of Agriculture, Gujba - Yobe State3-Dept. Animal Prod., Sch. Of Agric & Agric Technology, Fed. Univ. of Technology, Minna4-Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Zonal Veterinary Clinic, Zuru, Kebbi State5-Dept. of Capacity Strengthening, Regulation ...
Article published the May 15, 2013
Poultry industry is one of the fastest growing agribusiness industries in Nigeria. In Nigeria, chicken are the most important and patronized of the poultry species in terms of number and quality development (Olabode et al., 2008). With increased acceptance of chicken eggs and meat, the demand for these products is ever increasing (Geidam et al., 2006). The Nigerian poultry indus ...
Article published the May 9, 2013
Poultry and poultry products are essential sources of protein supplement to humanity. The poultry population in Nigeria has been estimated to be 104.3 million, comprising of 72.4 million chickens, 11.8 million ducks, 4.7 million guinea fowls, 15.2 million pigeons, and 0.2 millions turkeys (FDLPC, 1992., Ajala et al, 2007). The main source of animal protein in Nigeria i ...
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