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: 415

Table of Content: February 2015; 7(2)

February 2015

Risk factors and level of awareness of canine brucellosis in Jos, Plateau state, Nigeria

Jos has a large population of dogs because of its cultural acceptance as meat, good weather condition for exotic breeds, persistent security challenges and dog breeding activities which is very lucrative. This study was undertaken to determine the risk factors and level of awareness of canine brucellosis among dog owners in Jos by means of a structured questionnaire. Three hundred and fifty respondents were interviewed...

Author(s): Habiba Abdullateef Momoh, Gabriel Ogbaji Ijale, Ikwe Ajogi and Emmanuel Chukwuma Okolocha

February 2015

Diagnostic approaches for tick-borne haemoparasitic diseases in livestock

Tick-borne diseases (TBDs) are a major economic constraint to livestock production affecting the productivity of livestock worldwide. Identification of these haemoprotozan and rickettsial infections is essential in understanding the epidemiology and it is important to distinguish between species and subspecies involved. Conventional techniques including serological and microscopic examinations do not always meet these...

Author(s): D. A. Salih, A. M. El Hussein and L. D. Singla

February 2015

Internal and external parasites of camels (Camelusdromedarius) slaughtered at Addis Ababa Abattoir, Ethiopia

A cross-sectional study was undertakento estimate the prevalence of internal and external parasites of camels slaughtered at Addis Ababa abattoir, Ethiopia. A total of 384 of camels originating from Borena and Metehara areas were examined during the study period and all (100%) of them were found to harbor at least two parasite species. In this study,the prevalence of tick, gastrointestinal parasites,...

Author(s): Aboma Regassa, Nesibu Awol, Birhanu Hadush, Yisehak Tsegaye andTeshale Sori

February 2015

Major gastrointestinal helminth parasites of grazing small ruminants in and around Ambo town of Central Oromia, Ethiopia

A cross-sectional survey was conducted to estimate the prevalence of small ruminant helminthosis and associated risk factors in and around Ambo town of central Oromia, Ethiopia between February and May, 2013. A total of 120 small ruminants were examined using standard parasitological procedures. The study showed that 49.2% of the study animals were found to harbor eggs of one or more gastrointestinal helminth parasites....

Author(s): Temesgen Ayana and Walanso Ifa

February 2015

Ultrasonographic assessment of uterine involution and ovarian activity in West Africa Sahelian goats

This study aimed to characterize uterine involution and early ovarian postpartum activity in Sahelian goats. A total of 21 goats were allowed to nurse their kids and were examined every other day for complete uterine involution or daily for follicular development using a 5 MHz transrectal linear transducer. The obtained results indicated three phases of uterine regression, a fast involution phase (rates of 0.71 cm/day),...

Author(s): Moussa Zongo, Boureima Traoré, Mohammed Mahmoud Ababneh, Christian Hanzen and Laya Sawadogo