Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2015

  • Species of Coagulase- Negative Staphylococci Isolated from Anterior Nare and Milk of Ruminant Animals and Contacts Persons in Maiduguri, Nigeria

    Mai-Siyama Bukar Ibrahim, Okon Kenneth Okwong, Adamu Nuhu Bala, Mohammed Abdulrahman, Hamidu Ibrahim, Hambali Idris Umar, Jajere Saleh Mohammed

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2015
    Pages: 128-131
    Received: 11 May 2015
    Accepted: 22 May 2015
    Published: 21 July 2015
    Abstract: Coagulase negative staphylococci (CNS) are primary cause of mastitis in ruminant animal, and can either be transmitted by contagious or by environmental means. Therefore, we speculate whether there are similarity in the species distribution of CNS colonsing the anterior nare and milk of ruminant animals that can serve as source of infection. The st... Show More
  • Prevalence of Wax Moth in Modern Hive with Colonies in Kafta Humera

    Etsay Kebede, Yisehak Tsegaye Redda, Yohannes Hagos, Nesibu Awol Ababelgu

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2015
    Pages: 132-135
    Received: 9 February 2015
    Accepted: 18 June 2015
    Published: 13 August 2015
    Abstract: A cross-sectional study was carried out from April 28 to May 30, 2009 in four village of Kafta Humera to determine the prevalence of wax moth in modern hive with colonies. A total of 307 modern bee hives with colonies were inspected during the study period. Physical inspection and observation were the methods of the study used. According to the ... Show More
  • Retrospective Study of Reproductive Diseases of Small Ruminants in Northern Barind Tract in Bangladesh

    Md. Hemayatul Islam, Md. Jalal Uddin Sarder, Md. Siddiqur Rahman, Md. Ariful Haque, Md. Akhtarul Islam, Syed Sarwar Jahan, Rashida Khaton

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2015
    Pages: 136-140
    Received: 14 April 2015
    Accepted: 13 May 2015
    Published: 29 August 2015
    Abstract: Context: The information of diseases prevalence give useful information on disease pattern and thus can be used in preventing diseases as well as formulating policies for future management to prevent diseases. Aim: This study is therefore aimed at determining the pattern of reproductive diseases encountered at the Barind tract in Bangladesh. Materi... Show More
  • Histopathological Study of the Rat Liver Exposed with Lead Acetate as a Microscopic Survey

    Khatere Khosravian Dehkordi, Soraya khosravian Dehkordi, Rahmat Allah Fatahian Dehkordi

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2015
    Pages: 141-143
    Received: 26 June 2015
    Accepted: 10 August 2015
    Published: 6 September 2015
    Abstract: Lead is one of the environmental pollutants that can effect on the life of living animates in several ways; it has a long half-life and is collected in the soft tissue and conduct to adverse effects in tissues. The present study was performed to investigate the histological effects caused by lead in the rat liver. The study was conducted on 20 rat,... Show More
  • Optimum Dietary Crude Protein Level for Fattening Yearling Arsi-Bale Lambs

    Getahun Kebede Yadete

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2015
    Pages: 144-148
    Received: 1 August 2015
    Accepted: 8 August 2015
    Published: 14 September 2015
    Abstract: This study was aimed to determine the optimum dietary crude protein for fattening yearling Arsi-Bale sheep. Thirty-two intact male lambs (live weight=17.53±1.57 kg) were randomly assigned to five iso-caloric (2.12 Mcal/kg DM) dietary treatments (T), varying in crude protein: 9.4% CP (T1), 10.2% CP (T2), 11% CP (T3), 12% CP (T4) and 13.1% CP (T5). I... Show More