1. Abstract,Science News, 2013 In some lamb herds, a mortality rate of 30 percent has been recorded, with no predators involved in these losses. The situation is so serious that the sheep industry could be under threat. It is therefore crucial to identify the causes and implement preventative...
  2. Abstract, Parasites and Vectors, 2017 Tick infestation is the major problem for animal health that causes substantial economic losses, particularly in tropical and subtropical countries. To better understand the spatial distribution of tick species and risk factors associated with tick prevalence...
  3. Abstract,Sociedade Brasileira de Zootecnia, 2011 Predicted climate changes will affect the way in which sheep are farmed in tropical climates. While frequently animals are selected for individual production, this can affect the profit levels on farm through the need to modify the environment and...
  4. AccessAgriculture Training Video In traditional sheds, sheep and goats are often kept on the ground. The animals are in direct contact with their urine and droppings. Because of poor hygiene many animals get sick. You can easily make a raised platform inside your existing shed to solve these...
  5. Abstract,Small Ruminant Research, 2015 The sustainable use of the tropical deciduous forest (TDF) during co-grazing of sheep and goats is a complex paradigm. To unveil the latter, an important step is to identify which plants of the TDF are consumed by different ruminant species. Such information...