12 Common Poultry Diseases and How to Deal With Them

All poultry farmers love to see their chickens doing fine every day. As a chicken farmer, how do you feel whenever you enter the...

Cattle Tick Removal and Management Tips

Ticks are bad for cows.They are small creatures that suck the blood of animals. Ticks cause skin diseases and other illnesses, and may permanently...

Tips to Prevent Coccidiosis and Colibacillosis in Rabbits

Rabbits or bunnies are fragile and suffer from diseases. Coccidiosis is a dangerous, contagious disease of rabbits. Colibacillosis is even more dangerous. The signs...
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How to Control Worms & Flukes Effectively in Sheep, Goats and Cattle

Worms and flukes attack sheep, goats and cattle. Animals gain less weight, give less milk and may die. Roundworms, Tapeworms and Liver Flukes Roundworms cause animals...

Vaccination Programme / Schedule for Goat, Sheep & Cattle

The vaccination schedules or programmes for goat, sheep and cattle are presented in the tables below. Administer each vaccine according to what is on...

Vaccination Schedule for KARI Improved Kienyeji Chicken

Vaccination is very important in livestock production, especially in poultry production. Poultry farmers should vaccinate their flock (broiler, pullets, layers, kienyeji, turkeys, duck, geese...

Coccidiosis in Poultry: Signs, Control & Prevention

What is Coccidiosis?Coccidiosis or Cocci in poultry is an important protozoan disease that is capable of wiping out a large of number of affected...
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Causes and Prevention of Prolapse in Layers

Prolapse (pickout) is the turning inside out of the oviduct and rectal organs through the vent, to the extent of not retracting back. Its...

Reasons for Vaccine Failure

Poultry farmers sometimes experience vaccine failures and their birds come down with the diseases against which they were vaccinated for. There are many factors...

How to Vaccinate Poultry Birds

Vaccines have contributed immensely to the prevention and control of major diseases of poultry, which were previously incurable or difficult to cure. Most commercial...

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