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: January 2015; 7(1)

January 2015

Epidemiological study on poultry coccidiosis: Prevalence, species identification and post mortem lesions in grower chicken in Kombolcha, North-Eastern Ethiopia

A cross sectional study was conducted in Kombolcha Poultry Farm Enterprise to determine the prevalence, assessment of the risk factors and to identify the pathological abnormalities due to different species of Eimeria in 582 chickens of age 21 to 100 days, kept under deep litter management system from December, 2013 to March, 2014. The study involved fecal examination, post mortem examination, gross lesion examination,...

Author(s): Bereket Molla, and Abdu Ali

January 2015

Determination of the presence and concentration of heavy metal in cattle hides singed in Nsukka abattoir

Due to the health related problems associated with eating red meat, cattle hides also known as ponmo or kanda, have become a substitute for  red meat in Nigeria which in turn have resulted in the  increase demand for this product. To meet this demand, abattoir workers do not take time in processing these hides appropriately as different substances are used to fuel the wood to hasten the process of singeing....

Author(s): Kalu Ekenma, Nwanta John Anelon and Anaga Aruh Ottah

January 2015

Bovine hydatidosis: Prevalence, public health and its economic significance in and around Harar, Ethiopia

Both cross-sectional and retrospective studies were conducted from October, 2011 to June, 2012 in and around Harar to determine prevalence, public health and economic significance of bovine hydatidosis. Out of 384 cattle examined with thorough carcass inspection at Harar city municipal abattoir, 36 (9.4%) were found to be infected with hydatid cyst. Significant differences were found among adult and young, poor, medium...

Author(s): Dinaol Belina, Getnet Fekadu, Eyasu Zegaye and Sena Belina

January 2015

Traumatic urinary bladder injuries in small animals

Traumatic urinary bladder injuries in the recent times are considered to be of great importance in veterinary medicine, as they can lead to significant morbidity and subsequent mortality when diagnosed late or left untreated. However, the true incidence rates, absolute treatment recommendations and prognoses of lower urinary tract traumas are not available in literatures as the majority of specific information regarding...

Author(s): Muhammad Sa’idu Tanko, Cheh Augustine Awasum,  Adamu Zoaka Hassan,  Bala Usman, and Balarabe Magaji Jahun

January 2015

Cross-sectional study on bovine fasciolosis: prevalence, coprological, abattoir survey and financial loss due to liver condemnation at Areka Municipal Abattoir, Southern Ethiopia

A cross-sectional study was carried out from November 2013 to April 2014 on bovine fasciolosis at Areka municipal abattoir to estimate the prevalence of bovine fasciolosis, associated risk factors, evaluate the sensitivity of coprological test and estimate direct annual financial loss due to liver condemnation. From 400 sampled cattle’s during the study period, 67 (16.75%) of their fecal samples and 120 (30%) of...

Author(s): Nebyou Moje, Solomon Mathewos, Fanta Desissa and Alemayehu Regassa