New Publication – Diagnosis of Bovine Digital Dermatitis: Exploring the Usefulness of Indirect ELISA


João Sucena Afonso, Georgios Oikonomou, Stuart Carter, Helen Clough, Bethany E. Griffiths and Jonathan Rushton of the University of Liverpool, have collaborated on  the now published article Diagnosis of Bovine Digital Dermatitis: Exploring the Usefulness of Indirect ELISA. Introduction Lameness is the second most important health condition in dairy cattle in the UK in terms … Continue reading New Publication – Diagnosis of Bovine Digital Dermatitis: Exploring the Usefulness of Indirect ELISA

New Publication – Veterinary Services in a changing world: climate change and other external factors


Ben Huntington (University of Liverpool), Theresa Bernardo (University of Guelph), Melba Bondad-Reantaso (FAO), Mieghan Bruce (Murdoch University), Brecht Devleesschauwer (Sciensano), William Gilbert (University of Liverpool), Delia Grace (University of Greenwich), Mario Herrero (Cornell University), Tom Marsh (Washington State University), Shannon Mesenhowski (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation), Dustin Pendell (Kansas State University), David Pigott (IHME, University … Continue reading New Publication – Veterinary Services in a changing world: climate change and other external factors

New Publication –Small-scale commercial chicken production: A risky business for farmers in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam


Dinh Bao Truong, Nguyen Van Cuong, Phu Hoang Doan, Nguyen Thi Thug Dung, Bach Tuan Kiet, Jonathan Rushton, and Juan Carrique-Mas have collaborated to produce the now published article Small-scale commercial chicken production: A risky business for farmers in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam. AbstractSmall-scale farming of meat chicken flocks using local native breeds contributes to … Continue reading New Publication –Small-scale commercial chicken production: A risky business for farmers in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam

New Publication –Economic assessment of African horse sickness vaccine impact


Elizabeth Redmond, Derrick Jones and Jonathan Rushton have collaborated to produce the now published article Economic assessment of African horse sickness vaccine impact. AbstractBackground: African horse sickness (AHS) is endemic in sub‐Saharan Africa posing a threat to equine populations in non‐endemic regions. Available vaccine technologies have limitations, creating barriers to horse movement, AHS control and, in … Continue reading New Publication –Economic assessment of African horse sickness vaccine impact

New Publication – The Nairobi Pork Value Chain: Mapping and Assessment of Governance, Challenges, and Food Safety Issues


Murungi Maurice Karani, Dishon Muloi, Patrick Muinde (ILRI), Samuel Maina Githigia (University of Nairobi), James Akoko (ILRI), Eric M. Fèvre (IRLI & University of Liverpool), Jonathan Rushton (GBADs Programme, University of Liverpool, London Centre of Integrated Research in Agriculture and Health & RVC) and Pablo Alarcon (London Centre of Integrated Research in Agriculture and Health … Continue reading New Publication – The Nairobi Pork Value Chain: Mapping and Assessment of Governance, Challenges, and Food Safety Issues

New Article – Roll-out of the Global Burden of Animal Diseases programme


J Rushton, B Huntington, W Gilbert (University of Liverpool), M Herrero (CSIRO Agriculture and Food), P R Torgerson (University of Zurich), A P M Shaw (AP Consultants), M Bruce (Murdoch University), T L Marsh (Washington State University), D L Pendell (Kansas State University), T M Bernardo, D Stacey (University of Guelph), D Grace (ILRI), K … Continue reading New Article – Roll-out of the Global Burden of Animal Diseases programme