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role and management of donkeys in samburu and turkana pastoralist societies in northern kenya.a survey was carried out in northern kenya to obtain data on the role and management of donkeys in samburu and turkana pastoralist societies and to identify potential areas, if any, for interventions. sixty-seven women owning or closely associated with 583 donkeys were surveyed during july/august 1994. the median donkey herd sizes in samburu and turkana societies were 4 and 10 respectively. pack transport of water and domestic materials were the major reasons for keeping donkeys. donkey milk, me ...19979090018
blood-feeding patterns of culex quinquefasciatus and other culicines and implications for disease transmission in mwea rice scheme, kenya.studies were conducted in mwea rice scheme, kenya during the period april 2005 and january 2007 to determine the host-feeding pattern of culicine mosquitoes. mosquitoes were collected indoors and outdoors and tested for human, bovine, goat, and donkey blood meals by an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. a total of 1,714 blood-engorged samples comprising culex quinquefasciatus say (96.1%), culex annulioris theobald (1.8%), culex poicilipes theobald (0.9%), aedes cuminsi theobald (1.0%), aedes tay ...200818297310
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