risk factors for lamb mortality in sahelian sheep on a breeding station in ghana.a retrospective cohort study was designed to examine the effect of sex, season of birth, type and year of birth, and birth weight on lamb mortality. the method used involved analysis of breeding records for sahelian sheep kept on a breeding station at pong-tamale in northern ghana from 1994 to 2000. the pre-weaning and post-weaning mortalities were 10% (n = 505) and 19% (n = 453), respectively, while the overall mortality from birth up to 12 months of age was 28% (n = 505). compared to the pre-w ...200515729897
assessment of veterinary needs of ruminant livestock owners in ghana.we assessed the needs of ruminant-livestock owners in three districts in ghana for veterinary services, the acceptability of particular services or activities and the willingness of people to use services through public or private delivery systems. purposive sampling was used in choosing 516, 100 and 100 ruminant-livestock owners in east mamprusi, savelugu-nanton and tamale districts, respectively, for the administration of a questionnaire. the response proportions were 87-99%. focus-group discu ...200314554142
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