The relationship between the annual rainfall and outbreaks of blackquarter of cattle in northern nigeria

@article{Bagadi1978TheRB,
  title={The relationship between the annual rainfall and outbreaks of blackquarter of cattle in northern nigeria},
  author={H. O. Bagadi},
  journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production},
  year={1978},
  volume={10},
  pages={124-126}
}
Frequent outbreaks of Blackquarter have been reported from many parts of the north of Nigeria during the past decade (Goni, 1969; Eze, 1974). Cattle ingest the spores of Cl. ehauvoei from the soil (Smith and Holdeman, 1968) and a number of workers have isolated the organism from the intestine, liver and spleen of healthy animals at slaughter (Kerry, 1964; Thomson, Barnum and Ide, 1968). The stimulus