Free training resources aimed to improve dairy cattle fertility

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Free training resources aimed to improve dairy cattle fertility

Open-source videos can guide smallholder farmers in low-and middle-income countries to make better decisions

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Locally available detergents to test for Mastitis in Africa

A simple test to detect disease in African dairy cattle

Detergent is a key ingredient in the California Milk Test, a long-established method to test for Mastitis. This study determined which locally available detergents could help farmers in Nigeria and Ethiopia quickly and cheaply detect the disease.
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Two long-horned goats in Abergelle, Ethiopia

Addressing the fragmented landscape of animal health data

The systematic evidence map for Ethiopia pulls together insights on cattle and small ruminant health and mortality, drawn from over 700 research articles published over the last decade.
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A young Kenyan boy with a cow from his herd.

We need new ways to measure animal health

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the importance of tracking health indicators - but also of choosing the right indicators to track. This holds for both human and animal populations, writes Prof. Andy Peters, program director for SEBI-Livestock.
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A Borana girl holds a young goat in Yabello, Ethiopia.

Simple measures can reduce Young Stock Mortality in Ethiopia

Instilling good husbandry and health practices in young stock-rearing has the potential to significantly increase survival of young livestock in Ethiopia.
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A woman in Southern Madagascar feeds a batch of chickens and their offspring with Maize. Photo credit: Land O Lakes Venture 37

Map highlights opportunities for climate adaptation through livestock

As the COP26 Climate Talks get underway in Glasgow, a new map offers valuable evidence for policy makers to address the role that livestock play in climate adaptation, rural development, and global food security
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LD4D community discussions

LD4D launches summer learning sessions

Discover the latest innovations in livestock data at the Livestock Data Summer Sessions
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