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: 388

Table of Content: October 2013; 5(10)

October 2013

Effect of infectious bursal disease virus on pathogenicity of avian influenza virus subtype H9N2 in broiler chicks

In this experiment, pathogenesis of H9N2 avian influenza virus (AIV), experimentally infected with infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV) in broiler chicks was examined. Three groups of twenty were randomly selected. Day old chickens in group 1, were infected by 103 CID50 of IBDV intrabursaly, and in thirty days of age groups 1 and 2 were challenged with 106 EID50 H9N2, intranasaly-intraoculary. Chickens in...

Author(s): Motamed, N., Mayahi, M., Seifi, M. R. and Jafari, R. A.

October 2013

Dairy cows mastitis survey in Adama Town, Ethiopia

A total of 102 smallholder dairy farms and 303 cross bred milking cows were examined to determine the overall prevalence of mastitis, to identify risk factor, to isolate and identify bacterial pathogens and to conduct in vitro antimicrobial susceptibility test in Adama Town, Ethiopia using pre-tested questionnaires, California mastitis test (CMT), microbial isolation and identification and in...

Author(s): Rediet Belayneh, Kelay Belihu and Alehegne Wubete

October 2013

Preliminary study on prevalence of bovine tuberculosis in cattle owned by tuberculosis positive and negative farmers and assessment of zoonotic awareness in Ambo and Toke Kutaye districts, Ethiopia

A cross sectional study was conducted from April to September, 2012 on cattle owned by tuberculosis positive and negative farmers and households to assess prevalence of bovine tuberculosis and zoonotic awareness of the households in Ambo and Guder districts, Ethiopia. A total of 398 cattle were tested using single comparative intradermal tuberculin test. The result was interpreted at >4 and >2 mm. An overall 1 and...

Author(s): Firaol Tamiru, Milkessa Hailemariam and Waktole Terfa

October 2013

Epidemiology of gastrointestinal nematodes of Horro sheep in Western Oromiya, Ethiopia

This study was conducted during May 2011 to December 2012 in Western Oromiya to determine the prevalence of gastrointestinal nematodes in naturally infected Horro sheep and associated risk factors. A total of 1680 faecal samples were examined using flotation and modified McMaster methods. Identification of all isolated nematodes was performed on larvae recovered from pooled faecal cultures and worms collected from...

Author(s): Takele Sori Aga, Yacob Hailu Tolossa and Getachew Terefe

October 2013

Preliminary studies on synchronization of estrus with double injection of prostenol in dwarf does (Capra hircus) and role of macro minerals in estrus

A study was conducted to examine the efficacy of prostenol for synchronizing estrus in dwarf goats (Capra hircus) and role of concentration of macro minerals during estrus phase. A lot of goats (n=8) were selected from the flock maintained at Nuclear Institute for Agriculture and Biology (NIAB) Farm, Faisalabad on the basis of their post-partum period >2 months. Goats (n=5) were given 2 prostenol (an...

Author(s): Tarique Hussain, Mujahid Hussain, Shahzad Akbar Khan, Rehana Kausar, Mudasser Habib, Abdul Shakoor and Shahnaz Adeeb Khanum