The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed the outbreak of Avian Influenza also known as Bird flu in seven states across the country as the nation is still dealing with the COVID 19 pandemic.
Causes of paralysis in poultry Avian Osteoporosis Other Names: Cage Layer Fatigue, Brittle Bone Disease, Metabolic Bone Disease, Nutritional Secondary Hyperparathyroidism, Fibrous Osteodystrophy, Osteomalacia, Rickets Avian osteoporosis is a metabolic bone disease (MBD) and orthopedic condition which occurs commonly in commercial laying hens. It is often referred to as 'cage layer fatigue'. The reason hens are particularly susceptible to osteoporosis is related to egg laying. The formation of the eggshells require
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed human case of Avian influenza H5N1, also know as Bird flu in Kano, Plateau, Bauchi, Gombe, Nasarawa, Kaduna and Niger state.
Nature has gifted us so many beauty in uncountable ways,astonishing and breathtaking.One of the finest representatives are birds known also as avians.Avian was first used in 1870, and comes from the Latin term “avis,” which means bird.Birds are wonderful creatures, from their crowned heads to beautiful tiny toes, from multicolored beaks to fluffy cotton skins they are incredibly stunning and extraordinary species.
A Nigerian man has proposed what might be the vaccine for the coronavirus. In a recent tweet that pulled quite some attention, his son had shared his discovery which is however not scientifically proven yet. In his tweet, he'd showed a message where his father had asked him to read psalm 91 into water and call the blood of Jesus 21 times, after which he was to bath and drink the water, stating that that was what he did every day. While there's currently no scientific proof backing this discovery, everyone h
Influenza type A viruses are of most significance to public health due to their potential to cause an influenza pandemic. Influenza type A viruses are classified into subtypes according to the combinations of different virus surface proteins hemagglutinin (HA) and neuraminidase (NA). So far there are 18 different hemagglutinin subtypes and 11 different neuraminidase subtypes. Depending on the origin host, influenza A viruses can be classified as avian influenza, swine influenza, or other types of animal in
Christmas is one of the favorite season of the year for most people, even for me. We all love Christmas for different reasons. Maybe it’s the snow (in some parts of the world), the carols, the holiday feeling. Whatever it is, it’s indeed a refreshing period of the year. For the Avian Alliance, however, Christmas equals tears. It’s quite disheartening that humans have not for once considered the Avian Alliance to be of a species just as we are. Have we ever imagined if there was a species whose mental
The trend of the COVID-19 virus, seems like an unending period of turmoil; with no end in sight. In reality, with epidemic after epidemic; we will, undoubtedly suffer yet another epidemic as long as science exist. Epidermics have been suffered by our ancestors. Below are a list of the most deadly epidemic of all time. 1 Spanish Flu (1918-1920): Source: Avian Origin Symptoms: - chills - fever - fatigue Victims died within hours or days of developing symptoms with skin turning blue and lungs filling with flui
The Plague- bubonic or pneumonic, Ebola, SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), Malaria, Avian Influenza or as commonly known Bird flu, Lassa Fever and many more zoonotic diseases have popped up on time or the other through out the history of mankind. Being zoonotic diseases means they can be transmitted from animal to man and sometimes vice-versa. Now theses are the top four ranking animals or insects whose diseases have made an impact on mankind's history, they are not necessarily in any order. 1. Bats