animal health

This page brings together ILRI and partner resources on animal health. Click different tabs to see news items, research outputs, journal articles, video materials and presentations as well as ILRI projects and people related to animal health. See ILRI research on other subjects

Crucial to preventing animal diseases is helping farmers understand how certain diseases spread. Researchers at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) have developed an information poster and leaflet about the parasitic disease coenurosis which affects sheep an goats. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Aug/2016
A special issue of the African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development (July 2016) features 12 peer-reviewed articles on aflatoxins in eastern Africa.
AgHealth, Aug/2016
A recent ILRI poster illustrates the significance of small ruminants for men and women in Ethiopia. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Aug/2016
Capacity development interventions for animal health workers can improve health of livestock, according to a poster developed by veterinarian Barbara Wieland at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). Wieland details a number of interventions, that if implemented, will help improve small ruminant productivity whilst increasing income and facilitating the lives of smallholders. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Jul/2016
Since early 2016, AVCD dairy has been working to facilitate farmers’ awareness on the availability and access to ECF vaccines. ILRI has partnered with the county government to expand the distributional reach of the vaccine and improve vaccine delivery. Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Jul/2016
Shrimp culture is of central importance in Bangladesh, shrimp being the cash component of many smallholder, polyculture fish farming systems. Shrimp also contributes substantial income through exports. However, production remains low compared with other countries for a number of reasons, including low availability of good quality post larvae (PL) seed stock, lack of credit facilities, and disease problems. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Jun/2016
This paper reviews the animal health services in rural areas in the highlands of Ethiopia, particularly those areas of intervention by ILRI’s LIVES Project in Oromia, Tigray, Amhara, and Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples' (SNNP) regional states. Continue reading →
LIVES, Jun/2016
The smallholder pg value chain project in Uganda recently produced two posters - for farmers and for butchers - giving information on how to recognize African Swine fever (ASF). Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, Jun/2016
This systematic literature review was initiated due to lack of comprehensive information on the status and distribution of contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (CCPP) in Ethiopia. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, May/2016
Mange-mites are economically important ectoparasites of sheep and goats responsible for rejection or downgrading of skins in tanneries or leather industries in Ethiopia.The objective of this systematic review was to compute the pooled prevalence estimate and identify factors influencing mange-mite prevalence in sheep and goats at national level based on the available research evidence. Continue reading →
Livestock and Fish, May/2016

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Amos Omore
ILRI-Tanzania Country Representative
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Elise Schieck
PostDoc
Gad Milton Ochuka Owido
Research Technician
Haret Abdullahi Hambe
Field Coordinator - Garissa County
Haret Abdullahi Hambe
Field Coordinator - Garissa County
Haret Abdullahi Hambe
Field Coordinator - Garissa
Hu Suk Lee
Post-doctoral scientist (veterinary epidemiologist)
Johanna Lindahl
Scientist

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People working on animal health

Amos Omore
ILRI-Tanzania Country Representative
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Barbara Wieland
Team Leader Herd Health
Elise Schieck
PostDoc
Gad Milton Ochuka Owido
Research Technician
Haret Abdullahi Hambe
Field Coordinator - Garissa
Haret Abdullahi Hambe
Field Coordinator - Garissa County
Haret Abdullahi Hambe
Field Coordinator - Garissa County

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