About The Project
SEROSURVEY OF PESTE DES PETITS RUMINANTS VIRUS IN SMALL RUMINANTS FROM DIFFERENT AGRO-ECOLOGICAL ZONES OF NIGERIA
Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is a highly contagious and economically important transboundary viral disease of domestic and wild small ruminants (Balamurugan et al. 2010). Outbreaks of PPR occur...
The Frontiers in Veterinary Science published a January editorial on ‘Peste des petits ruminants (PPR): Generating evidence to support eradication efforts’. The editorial was created...
The only way to help the birds recover when the signs/symptoms have already manifested is by providing supportive care and antibiotic therapy to prevent secondary bacteria infection. Hence, the proven and most potent option that smallholder farmers should explore to keep their flock safe is to properly vaccinate the birds against Newcastle disease and maintain adequate biosecurity measures.