NEWCASTLE DISEASE CONTROL AND THE EFFECTIVENESS OF BIOSECURITY

NEWCASTLE DISEASE CONTROL AND THE EFFECTIVENESS OF BIOSECURITY

Newcastle disease is a reality that poultry farmers live with every day. Local prescriptions of herbs and concoctions seem not to yield the expected result as birds die in their numbers. This is particularly devastating for a small-scale poultry farmer who depends on...
Small ruminants; Economic benefits, Challenges and Recommendations

Small ruminants; Economic benefits, Challenges and Recommendations

The importance of livestock, in Nigeria, cannot be ignored. Small ruminants which include sheep and goat is a value chain employing a significant number of people from the farmer, to the marketer, the butcher, the meat seller, the food vendor and the commercial...

Saving Our World Through Livestock Vaccination

Far too many people depend on livestock as their primary means of livelihood, especially the rural smallholder farmers. Food security and global health security are directly affected by the health status of animals at every given time.  In other words, the health of...

Update on the LIDISKI Project

The LIDISKI TEAM recently concluded an energy audit of the National Veterinary Research Institute in Vom and Bauchi Outstations to begin the process of purchasing and installing solar panels that will help improve cold chain during vaccine delivery. This will help...