G. S. Aboagye

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Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (Map) causes Johne's disease of cattle and is implicated as a cause of Crohn's disease in humans. The organism is excreted in animal faeces and can contaminate water catchment areas. This coupled with Map's survival in the environment means that water destined for domestic use may be a source of exposure. This(More)
Calf records on 621 West African Shorthorn (WASH) and 3 grades of Jersey × WASH crossbreds were analysed for the effects of the level of Jersey breeding and other factors on birth weight, 205-day weaning weight and average daily gain (ADG). Crossbred calves were significantly (P<0.01) heavier at birth than purebred WASH and birth weights increased with(More)
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