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Suspected sheep-associated malignant catarrhal fever in a zero-grazed dairy herd in Kenya
An outbreak of a disease characterised by very high mortality occurred in a group of nine calves (1-4 months old) in a zero-grazing unit 2-3 weeks after an introduction of an apparently healthy alien sheep into the calf ...
Optimisation of breeding schemes for litter size, lambing interval, body weight and parasite resistance for sheep in Kenya
The current study optimised breeding schemes for litter size (LS), lambing interval (LI), body weight (BW) and gastrointestinal parasite resistance for sheep in Kenya. Selection for the breeding goal traits was performed ...
Acute, sub-chronic and chronic toxicity of Solanum incanum L in sheep in Kenya
A study was carried out to determine the toxicity of unripe fruits of Solanum incanum L in sheep. The sheep were orally drenched with dried unripe fruits powder of S. incanum L at dose rates varying from 1,200mg to 3,600 ...
prevalence and economic importance of fasciolosis in cattle, sheep and goats in kenya
A 10 year (1990-1999) retrospective study using post mortem records was carried out at Veterinary Department Headquarters Kabete to determine the prevalence and economic importance of fasciolosis in cattle, goats and sheep ...
Anthelmintic resistance amongst sheep and goats in Kenya
(University of Nairobi., 1996)
Faecal egg count reduction tests (FECRT) and larval cultures were used to assess the prevalence of anthelmintic resistance amongst sheep and goats on farms served by Kenya's five regional Veterinary Investigation Laboratories. ...
Seasonal patterns of gastrointestinal nematode infections in sheep in a semi-arid Kajiado District of Kenya
The seasonal patterns of trichostrongylid nematode infections in Dorper yearlings in a semi-arid area of Kajiado District, Kenya were investigated by analysis faecal egg output, herbage infectivity and post-mortem worm ...