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- Dzomba, E.F., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Food control 2017 v.72 pp. 219-224
- Salmonella; ampicillin; antibiotic resistance; bacteria; cefotaxime; chickens; cloaca; diarrhea; effluents; eggs; enrofloxacin; florfenicol; food animals; goats; humans; kanamycin; meat; milk; oxytetracycline; polymyxins; salmonellosis; serotypes; small farms; socioeconomics; swine; trimethoprim; zoonoses; South Africa
- ... Salmonellosis is an infectious zoonotic disease of socio-economic importance worldwide. Food animals with subclinical infection as well as farm effluents are usually the sources of contaminated meat, eggs and milk, which cause diarrhoea and systemic infections in humans. The indiscriminate use of antibiotics to curb salmonellosis in both animals and humans has contributed to the emergence and spre ...
- DZOMBA, E.F., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- World's poultry science journal 2015 v.71 no.3 pp. 505-514
- breeds; chickens; demographic statistics; developing countries; domestication; effective population size; environmental factors; farmers; farming systems; genetic erosion; genetic variation; genome; genotyping; inbreeding; income; linkage disequilibrium; pedigree; production technology; single nucleotide polymorphism; statistical analysis; villages; Africa
- ... Smallholder farmers in Africa and other developing countries raise village chickens under low input production systems characterised by minimal management and veterinary interventions. However, village chickens have a major contribution to village communities as a source of protein, income and cultural needs. The village chickens are described as nondescript birds that have not been developed as a ...