Observations on the prevalence of caprine mastitis in relation to predisposing factors in Maiduguri

@inproceedings{Ameh1999ObservationsOT,
  title={Observations on the prevalence of caprine mastitis in relation to predisposing factors in Maiduguri},
  author={J. A. Ameh and I. S. Tari},
  year={1999}
}
Mastitis in goats was investigated by a survey made in four locations of Maiduguri Metropolitan Council. A total of 300 goats were examined. The results of physical examinations of mammary glands by palpation and milk secretion were used to determine clinical mastitis. Bacteriological examination of milk samples was done in all milk collected from mastitic goats and some selected control animals. A total of 51 (17%) goats had mastitis; out of these 16 (31%) had both halves of the udder affected… CONTINUE READING