DISTINCTIVE SYMPTOMS OF NEWCASTLE DISEASE

DISTINCTIVE SYMPTOMS OF NEWCASTLE DISEASE

One of the most devastating problems faced by smallholder poultry farmers is the problem of Newcastle disease outbreak within their flock. This remains a big challenge as a result of the high pathogenicity of the Newcastle disease virus. This article provides...
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...