Diseases of Cattle in the Tropics Economic and Zoonotic Relevance (Current Topics in Veterinary Medicine)

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Subjects:

  • Microbiology,
  • Veterinary Medicine - Food Animal,
  • Medical / Veterinary Medicine / General,
  • Veterinary Science,
  • Zoonoses,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Cattle diseases,
  • Diseases,
  • Economics

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ContributionsI. Ristic (Editor), Ian McIntyre (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages674
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9087634M
ISBN 10902472399X
ISBN 109789024723997
OCLC/WorldCa7574367

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Diseases of Cattle in the Tropics. Bovine Papular Stomatitis. Pages Crandell, Robert A. Preview Buy Chap19 €. Malignant Catarrhal Fever. Pages Selman, I. Preview Buy Chap19 €. Pseudorabies. Pages Crandell, Robert A. Preview Buy Chap19 €. Bovine Rabies. Disease is the major factor which prohibits full utilization of these regions for cattle production.

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Skin Diseases of Cattle in the Tropics: A Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment is a clinical and practical guide to help animal scientists, field veterinarians, veterinary students, and technicians make appropriate and differential diagnoses.

It features quizzes of clinical cases, along with multiple images of characteristic lesions and laboratory findings of major skin diseases (and diseases with skin manifestations) that are prevalent in tropical.

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Teuscher. THE natural type of tropical cattle is Bos indicus. For draft purposes it cannot be bettered, but with the tendency to produce more meat and milk in the Tropics, European varieties of Bos taurus are increasingly imported and attempts made to adapt the environment to their constitution.

Sometimes compromise is sought by crossing the two by: 1. Udder diseases are of particular concern in dairy and breeding herds. Swelling, lesions or sores on the teats are all signs of udder disease.

In order to profitably operate a cattle operation it is important to know about these diseases and how to control and treat them. The world cattle population is estimated to be about billion head, with about 30 percent in Asia, 20 percent in South America, 15 percent in Africa, 14 percent in North and Central America, and 10 percent in Europe.

In book: Diseases of Cattle of Australasia (pp) Chapter: 21; Publisher: VetLearn Foundation, Wellington, New Zealand; Editors: TJ Parkinson, JJ Vermunt, J MalmoAuthor: Peter Andrew Windsor. The book contains 18 chapters: Bovine Tuberculosis: Diagnosis, Prevention and Control Antimicrobial Sensitivity Assay and Antimicrobial Chemotherapy in Animals: A Practical Approach Diagnosis of.

TROPICAL BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION MANAGEMENT – Vol. III - Tropical Livestock: Production and Management - G. Morales ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) The Lamb, Goat and Pork Meat Industries Dairy Production in the Country Cattle Commercially Important Diseases Fisheries Glossary Bibliography Biographical.

Tropical Cattle: Origins, Breeds and Breeding Policies by W. Payne, J. Hodges. Hardcover: pages Publisher: Blackwell Science Inc; (July ) Book Info Discusses historical origins and breeding strategies for genetic improvement of cattle breeds from tropical and sub-tropical regions.

Black and white photos. UK ====. Various infectious and transmissible viral, rick ettsial, bacterial, and particularly protozoan and helminthic diseases, are widespread in the tropics and exert a heavy toll on the existing cattle industry there.

This uncontrolled disease situation also discourages investment in cattle industries by private and government sectors. Dermatophilosis (streptothricosis, lumpy wool disease, rain scald, rain rot) is a disease of all ruminants caused by the gram-positive filamentous bacterium Dermatophilus congolensis.

This bacterium appears to be maintained within herds or flocks by carrier animals. Infectious diseases are remarkably difficult to eliminate and only smallpox virus has formally been eradicated. However, a highly significant veterinary achievement is the expectation that, bythe disease rinderpest (the cause of cattle plague) will also have been eliminated from the by: Neglected tropical diseases kill, impair or permanently disable millions of people every year, often resulting in life-long physical pain, social stigmatization and abuse.

Many can be prevented, eliminated or even eradicated with improved access to existing safe and cost-effective g: Cattle. Anthrax is primarily a disease of domestic and wild animals, particularly herbivorous animals, such as cattle, sheep, horses, mules, and goats.

Outbreaks in swine, dogs, cats, and wild animals held in captivity generally result from consumption of contaminated food. The disease may occur in an acute or sub acute form.

Cattle Fever Ticks Cattle Fever Ticks (Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus and R. (B.) microplus) (CFT) are important parasites of cattle due to their ability to vector Bovine babiesiosis and anaplasmosis.

This book contains 24 chapters covering various fields of genetics and biology of cattle. It serves as a reference book on cattle genetics for researchers, lecturers, students, farmers and specialists working in the industry. The first five chapters focus on systematics, phylogeny, domestication, breeds and factorial genetics of cattle.

Various infectious and transmissible viral, rick­ ettsial, bacterial, and particularly protozoan and helminthic diseases, are widespread in the tropics and exert a heavy toll on the existing cattle industry there.

This uncontrolled disease situation also discourages investment in cattle industries by private and government : Springer Netherlands.

Skin Diseases of Cattle in the Tropics: A Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment is a clinical and practical guide to help animal scientists, field veterinarians, veterinary students, and technicians make appropriate and differential diagnoses.

It features quizzes of clinical cases. brucellosis. Other diseases include heartwater, coccidiosis, trypanosomosis, Nairobi sheep disease, Rift Valley fever, blue tongue, mastitis and tuberculosis. Mange mites, fleas, ticks, lice and Oestrus ovis are the major ectoparasites infesting small ruminants in the region.

Physical injuries and chemical or plant poisoning are reported to occur. Tropical Dairy Farming is a manual designed for use by dairy production advisors working in tropical areas, especially in South-East Asia. It aims to increase the productivity of small holder dairy farmers in the humid tropics by improving the feeding management of their livestock.

It shows how to provide dairy cows with cost-effective feeds that match small holder farming. Key words: Prevalence Tick Survey Cattle InfestationRhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus. Amblyomma variegatum Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus Amblyomma maculatum INTRODUCTION paralysis in animals and small children and ticks are Beef cattle in the tropics are exposed to varying and humans [].Cited by: 5.

This book is divided into 3 sections, each of which contains 4 chapters, dealing respectively with the origins and history of cattle, the classification and description of breeds of tropical cattle, and breeding policies. The chapters of the 1st section cover (1) the origin of cattle and possible centres of domestication, (2) diffusion of cattle throughout Asia, (3) the history of cattle in Cited by: Livestock farming - Livestock farming - Diseases of beef and dairy cattle: Dairy cattle are susceptible to the same diseases as beef cattle.

Many diseases and pests plague the cattle industries of the world, the more serious ones being prevalent in the humid and less developed countries. One of the more common diseases to be found in the developed countries is.

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Lantana camara is an attractive ornamental shrub native to the Americas and Africa that grows readily in tropical and subtropical habitats. It contains various toxic pentacyclic triterpenes, the most abundant of which are lantadene A, lantadene.

Diseases of livestock in the Pacific Islands region: setting priorities for food animal biosecurity Aurélie Brioudesa,*, Jeffrey Warnera, Robert Hedlefsa, Bruce Gummowa,b a Discipline of Veterinary Sciences, College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences, James Cook University, TownsvilleQueensland, Australia.

This book, Tropical Animal Health, describes the problems of animal diseases in the tropics, in the tropical environment, and in relation to particular production systems. In Part I, those basic scientific facts of the special host defence mechanism and of the host-pathogen relationship in the tropics, which hardly play any part in animal.

Ticks are invertebrate animals in the phylum Arthropoda, and are related to are in the subclass Acari, which consists of many orders of mites and one tick order, the Ixodida. Some mites are parasitic, but all ticks are parasitic feeders. Ticks pierce the skin of their hosts with specialized mouthparts to suck blood, and they survive exclusively by this obligate method of.

Diseases of Cattle in the Tropics: Economic and Most of the future increase in livestock production is expected to occur in the tropical and subtropical regions of the world. Cattle are the most numerous of the ruminant species in the tropics and provide the largest quantity of animal Pages: Common Diseases and Health Problems in Sheep and Goats — ASW Restricting traffic in and out of a facility can reduce the potential introduction of pathogenic agents.

Producers should minimize the number of people and vehicles that enter premises or require a sanitation and disinfectant plan to prevent spread of disease agents. Tropical diseases are diseases that are prevalent in or unique to tropical and subtropical regions.

The diseases are less prevalent in temperate climates, due in part to the occurrence of a cold season, which controls the insect population by forcing r, many were present in northern Europe and northern America in the 17th and 18th centuries before.

"Diseases in of Cattle in Australasia" provides cattle practitioners and veterinary students with an authoritative text on cattle diseases that may be encountered in the predominantly pasture-based environments in New Zealand and Australia. The cattle industry in Australasia is the largest animal industry in the region, and includes the dairy, pasture-fed beef, feedlot, and live-export Cited by: 8.

That’s because rinderpest is an epizootic, an animal disease. The name means “cattle plague” in German, and it is a relative of the measles virus that infects cloven-hoofed beasts, including.

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able development among tropical and nontropical countries alike, with special concern for the world's humid tropics. This report focuses on the humid tropics, a biogeographical area within the tropical zone that contains most of its population and biologically rich natural resources.

Tropical diseases encompass all diseases that occur solely, or principally, in the tropics. In practice, the term is often taken to refer to infectious diseases that thrive in hot, humid conditions, such as malaria, leishmaniasis, schistosomiasis, onchocerciasis, lymphatic filariasis, Chagas disease, African trypanosomiasis, and dengue.Compared with other dairy animals, cattle present many advantages in terms of ease of milking, udder size and the animal’s ability to store milk, and milk yield.

In fact, cattle milk constitutes the largest share of the total world milk production. There are far more milking cows in developing than developed countries, but animals in developing countries often have lower milk yields and.- Cause widespread and serious infections of humans and cattle in the tropics - Life cycle involves an intermediate, blood-sucking insect host - Causative agents of skin leishmaniasis, Chagas disease, and African sleeping sickness.

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