Sophycate Njue

Sophycate Njue
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations | FAO · Animal Production and Health Division

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Peste de Petits Ruminants (PPR) is an acute or sub-acute highly contagious viral disease of small ruminants caused by morbillivirus and associated with high mortality and morbidity rates in naïve populations, colossal economic losses, reduced production and productivity as well as high control costs. Sero-surveys conducted in Somalia between 2006 a...
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Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) system to be adopted and complied with during operations in an export slaughterhouse was carried out for more than two years. A baseline and after intervention microbiological analy- sis was carried out on 500 wet and dry meat swab samples collected from carcasses from the slaughterhouse. The anal...
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HEALTH AND MANAGEMENT IMPROVEMENTS OF FAMILY POULTRY PRODUCTION IN AFRICA - SURVEY RESULTS FROM KENYA. In Kenya the poultry population is about 25 million, 80% of which comprises local chicken and the rest, improved breeds. With the ever-increasing prices of red meat, local chicken has become the main source of animal protein in the form of meat an...
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To assess the impact of Newcastle disease vaccination and commercial chicken feed supplementation on productivity of Village chicken, sampling started in October 1999 and a total of 24 farms were studied across six villages in ECZ II and III. Another 47 commercial broiler chicken were included in the study. All the farmers vaccinated their birds ag...

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Developing Animal health information system