Journal of
Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health

  • Abbreviation: J. Vet. Med. Anim. Health
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2529
  • DOI: 10.5897/JVMAH
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 363

Full Length Research Paper

Major causes of lung and liver condemnation and associated risk factors in cattle slaughtered at Hawassa Municipal abattoir, Southern Ethiopia

Kassaye Shiferaw
  • Kassaye Shiferaw
  • Debre Birhane Agricultural Research Center, Ethiopia.
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Ayichew Teshale
  • Ayichew Teshale
  • Wolaita Sodo University, School of Veterinary Medicine, Ethiopia.
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Alemu Aylate
  • Alemu Aylate
  • Wolaita Sodo University, School of Veterinary Medicine, Ethiopia.
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Alebachew Tilahun
  • Alebachew Tilahun
  • Wolaita Sodo University, School of Veterinary Medicine, Ethiopia.
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Ashenafi Kiros
  • Ashenafi Kiros
  • Wolaita Sodo University, School of Veterinary Medicine, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 18 February 2016
  •  Accepted: 23 May 2016
  •  Published: 30 November 2016

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