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An abattoir survey of gastrointestinal nematode infections in cattle in the central highlands of Kenya
The gastrointestinal tracts of 672 crossbred cattle were obtained from various abattoirs in Kiambu District, Kenya from August 1992 to July 1993, and examined for the presence of gastrointestinal nematodes. Eight nematode ...
Evidence of improper usage of veterinary drugs in cattle in Maasailand, Kenya
The extent of farm-level extra-label drug use in Kenya is not well documented in spite of its important implications on food safety, human health and international trade. One hundred and thirteen farmers in Kajiado and ...
Development and survival of infective larvae of gastrointestinal nematodes of cattle on pasture in central Kenya
On a series of pasture plots, 2 kg pats of bovine faeces containing known numbers of strongylid (Haemonchus, Cooperia, Oesophagostomum and Trichostrongylus) eggs were deposited at intervals of 4 weeks from July 1995 to ...
Seroprevalence of Foot and Mouth Disease in the Somali Eco-System in Kenya
The aim of this study was to document the prevalence of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in the arid and semi-arid areas where the pastoral mode of livestock rearing is pre-dominant in Kenya especially in the Somali Eco-system. ...
Incidence and risk factors of periparturient conditions in smallholder dairy cattle herds in Kikuyu Division of Kiambu District, Kenya
A study was carried out on 117 smallholder dairy cattle herds in Kikuyu Division of Kiambu District Kenya between April 2004 and December 2004 to determine the incidence of periparturient conditions (downer cow syndrome, ...
Prevalence of Eimeria species in cattle in Kenya
A total of 620 bovine faecal samples collected from unselected animals brought for post-mortem to the Department of Veterinary Pathology and Microbiology or from animals in the Kabete (Kenya) practice area of the Faculty ...