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Prevalence of pneumonia among slaughtered cattle, goats and sheep in Maiduguri abattoir, Maiduguri, Nigeria

@inproceedings{Adamu2007PrevalenceOP,
  title={Prevalence of pneumonia among slaughtered cattle, goats and sheep in Maiduguri abattoir, Maiduguri, Nigeria},
  author={Jy Adamu and Ja Ameh},
  year={2007}
}
  • Jy Adamu, Ja Ameh
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Retrospective study on bovine, ovine and caprine pneumonia was conducted over a five-year period (2000-2004). Data were collected from the Maiduguri metropolitan abattoir and a total of 173,824 cattle, 270,339 goats and 12,587 sheep were examined at post-mortem for pneumonic lesions. Of these, 54%, 52% and 53% were males while 46%, 48% and 47% were females for the species respectively. Differences were not observed in the slaughter figures among species (p>0.05). A total of 361 cattle, 253… CONTINUE READING

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