About The Project
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.
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...