International Journal of Animal Science and Technology

Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2021

  • Distribution and Seasonal Dynamics of Tick Species Infesting Cattle in Nocturnal and Daytime Systems of Livestock in the Far North Region, Cameroon

    Maïlaïso Marie Thérèse, Saotoing Pierre, Mamoudou Abdoulmoumini, Moussa Djaouda, Poueme Namegni Rodrigue Simonet, Simon Dickmu, Meke Christian, Abah Samuel, Bayang Houli Nicolas

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 47-56
    Received: 19 June 2021
    Accepted: 5 July 2021
    Published: 19 July 2021
    Abstract: Diseases transmitted by ticks constitute a threat to cattle in Cameroon, Far North Region. The objective of this study was to identify ticks and to determine the structure and seasonal variation of tick communities infesting cattle in two types of farming in the Far North Region of Cameroon. Investigation on cattle were conducted from August 2018 t... Show More
  • Presence of Newcastle Disease Virus in Vaccinated Indigenous Chicken in Selected Regions in Kenya —A Cross-Sectional Study

    Auleria Ajiambo Apopo, Jane Ngaira, Jacqueline Kasiiti Lichoti, Henry Athiany, Yatinder Binepal, Leonard Ateya

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 57-69
    Received: 13 July 2021
    Accepted: 26 July 2021
    Published: 2 August 2021
    Abstract: Vaccination of flocks against Newcastle disease virus (NDV) outbreaks is the main approach for controlling the spread of Newcastle disease (ND). Nevertheless, NDV outbreaks have been reported in vaccinated chickens. In this study, we determined the prevalence of NDV among vaccinated indigenous chickens (ICs) and examined the relationship of the dis... Show More
  • Evaluation of Oats (Avena sativa) Varieties for Adaptability Performances and Their Nutritional Value in the Highland of Masha, South West Ethiopia

    Gezahegn Mengistu, Dereje Tulu, Melkam Aleme, Ararsa Bogale, Mulisa Faji

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 70-74
    Received: 12 August 2021
    Accepted: 25 August 2021
    Published: 4 September 2021
    Abstract: In Ethiopia, feed is the major production inputs that affect the production and productivity of animal. In this regard, One of the possible option to alleviate feed shortage is introduction and utilization of improved forage crops for the given production system. The study was conducted on 11 oat varieties during 2017 and 2018 main cropping season ... Show More
  • To the Found of New North Ossetia’s Population of Greek Clouded Yellow (Colias aurorina Herrich-Schäffer, 1850)

    Vitaly Dobronosov, Ruslan Tavasiev

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 75-78
    Received: 20 July 2021
    Accepted: 11 August 2021
    Published: 16 September 2021
    Abstract: Greek Clouded Yellow is a rare and endangered species of butterflies, previously listed and now proposed for listing in the Red Book of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania. The species is also listed in IUCN Red List and Red Books of the Russian Federation, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Dagestan, Chechnya, Ingushetia, Kabardino-Balkaria. Earlier in the rep... Show More
  • Hearing Toxicity Induced by Tripterygium Glycosides in Zebrafish

    Huifang Xu, Xuxia Tang, Jingjing Chen, Ya Shi, Jun Liu, Shengya Guo, Jiali Zhou, Chunqi Li, Jing He Zhou

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 79-86
    Received: 2 September 2021
    Accepted: 22 September 2021
    Published: 30 September 2021
    Abstract: Tripterygium glycosides (TG) is isolated from an extensively used traditional Chinese medicine herb tripterygium roots and has been extensively used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, nephrotic syndrome, hyperthyroidism and other diseases due to its anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive effects. Hearing toxicity has been recently associate... Show More