volume 23, issue 2, P201-204 2021
DOI: 10.51791/njap.v23i2.2374
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M. A. DIPEOLU

Abstract: This study was carried out in an attempt to determine the causes of mortality in sheep in Ibadan, Southwest Nigeria. The result showed  the most common causes of mortality were pneumonia (19.5%), diarrhoea (18.5%) lielminthiasis (17.0%), starvation (9.5%) and Animals enterotoxaemia (8.7%). 65.7% of all the 811 deaths recorded occurred during the first six months of life indicating that lambs were more susceptible to infections than adult sheep deaths occurred among the females than male sheep. Most deaths occu…

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