The vaccination schedules or programmes for goat, sheep and cattle are presented in the tables below. Administer each vaccine according to what is on the table.
Vaccination is very important in livestock production, especially in poultry production. Poultry farmers should vaccinate their flock (broiler, pullets, layers, kienyeji, turkeys, duck, geese etc.) against diseases to avoid losing them to these diseases and preventing high financial loss. Vaccination, in addition to proper farm hygiene and sanitation practice, enables you as… [Read More]
What is Coccidiosis? Coccidiosis or Cocci in poultry is an important protozoan disease that is capable of wiping out a large number of affected chickens overnight. Coccidiosis affecting poultry birds include Eimeria tenella, E. necatrix, E. maxima, E. mivati, E. mitis, E. brunette, etc.
Prolapse (pick out) is the turning inside out of the oviduct and rectal organs through the vent, to the extent of not retracting back. Its occurrence may result in death. Its discovery in time will assist in the reposition of the organs back to their normal position using the hand.
Poultry farmers sometimes experience vaccine failures and their birds come down with the diseases against which they were vaccinated for. There are many factors that could prevent a vaccine from being effective. Therefore many precautionary measures need to be taken when administering vaccines. The following are some of them: