ANIMAL HUSBANDRY MANAGEMENT PRACTICES
There different management practices for keep animals and these are guideline for good animal husbandry.
Beef Measles generally refers the cysts of the beef tapeworm Cysticerus bovis when they are found within muscles of cattle at meat inspection.
When human beings eat poorly cooked meat or when cysts contaminate the food chair, these cysts hatch into the tapeworm which lives in our stomach.
See the cycle of this disease and its continuation on how to control the disease.
Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) b> is a highly infectious disease of cloven hoofed animals caused by apthovirus (family Picornaviridae). Due to the highly infectious nature of the disease, it has over the time become a very important beef trade related disease.
Botswana relies heavily on beef exports to international markets such as the European Union (EU) and Republic of South Africa (RSA) as a source of income for the rural livelihoods and as such FMD control in Botswana is of paramount importance
FMD is a very important trade disease and as such its control strategies is essential, especially for those countries exporting or intending to export beef to international markets. Political will is crucial for the success of FMD control
Botswana National Veterinary Laboratory (BNVL) is a service laboratory in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region for avian influenza (AI) and other
transboundary animal diseases (TADs) diagnosis. This role entails providing diagnostic services to other laboratories in the SADC
region for AI and Newcastle disease (ND), housing the AI reagent hub for other SADC laboratories and conducting proficiency test
(PT) schemes on HI test for these laboratories. Guidelines for Avian Influenza and Newcastle disease sample submission to BNVL