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Serological prevalence of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia in agro-pastoral areas of Nigeria
Although eradication is more likely to be achieved through regional approaches, enhanced vaccination coverage supported with targeted surveillance and a trace back system based on cattle trade and movement records will sustain effective control of the disease in the Nigerian cattle population.
Response of 2 breeds of broiler chicks to experimental infection with low dose of Eimeria tenella sporulated oocysts
The effect of low-grade Eimeria tenella infections in broiler chicks of Cobb (C) and Marshal (M) breeds was evaluated and mean gross lesion scores were significantly higher in C than in M, but the histopathological changes observed were similar in both breeds.
Evaluation of anthelmintic activity of Nigerian ethnoveterinary plants; Cassia occidentalis and Guiera senegalensis.
Control of gastrointestinal nematodes, particularly in ruminants over the past 3 decades has been carried out almost entirely using conventional anthelmintic drugs, which are mainly considered to be the only effective way of controlling helminthosis in livestock.
Phytochemical Screening and In-vitro Antibacterial Activity of Mangifera indica (Mango) Kernel on Aeromonas caviae
OBJECTIVE: To determine the phytoconstituents of Mangifera indica kernel and its antibacterial activity against Aeromonas caviae. METHODS: Methanol extract of mango kernel was used to identify
Evaluation of analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects of the crude methanol extract of the stem-bark of Annona senegalensis Pers.
The methanol extract of the stem -bark of A. senegalensis possesses analgesic and anti-inflammatory proper- ties possibly mediated through peripheral and central nervous system pathways, which justify the use of the extract in ethnomedical practice for the treatment of painful and inflammatory conditions.
Retrospective Study of Some Viral Poultry Diseases Diagnosed in Nigeria
A ten year (2003-2012) retrospective study of the prevalence of Newcastle disease (ND), Avian influenza (AI), Infectious bursal disease (IBD) and Marek’s disease (MD) diagnosed at the Poultry Clinic