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Prevalence of clinical and subclinical mastitis and quality of milk on smallholder dairy farms in Tanzania.
A cross sectional study was conducted during October and November 2006 on 69 smallholder dairy farms with lactating cows in Mvomero and Njombe districts Tanzania, to determine the prevalence ofExpand
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Forage availability and its quality in the dry season on smallholder dairy farms in Tanzania
Abstract The study was conducted on smallholder dairy farmers in Tanzania. A number of forage species and feed supplements were collected and analysed. Panicum maximum and P. purpureum constitutedExpand
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Antiviral activity of crude extracts from Commiphora swynnertonii against Newcastle disease virus in ovo
Studies were carried out to investigate the effect of crude extracts from resin, leaves, stem barks and root barks of Commiphora swynnertonii against Newcastle disease virus (NDV) using an in ovoExpand
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The effects of calcium, phosphorus and zinc supplementation on reproductive performance of crossbred dairy cows in Tanzania
The effects of calcium (Ca), phosphorus (P) and zinc (Zn) supplementation on reproductive performance of grazing dairy cows was studied. Forty-eight cows in their first to third parity were allocatedExpand
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Effect of resinous extract from Commiphora swynnertonii (Burrt) on experimental coccidial infection in chickens
A crude resinous extract from Commiphora swynnertonii was tested against an experimental coccidial infection in local chickens. A total of 80 growing chickens were randomly assigned into five groups,Expand
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Calcium and phosphorus supplementation in grazing lactating Zebu cows, in Iringa District, Tanzania
The effects of dietary supplementation with dicalcium phosphate containing 10 g calcium and 8 g phosphorus on plasma total calcium inorganic phosphate, body condition score and milk yield wereExpand
Recumbence syndrome around calving in cattle: a study of risk factors of milk fever in dairy units in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
A recumbency syndrome around calving in cattle was reported in Dar es salaam during the dry season and was thought to be associated with milk fever a disease common in high producing mature dairyExpand