Animal diseases carried by ticks and their treatment in Kenya

| July 31, 2017

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Animal health is a major constraint to livestock production in many countries, including Kenya. Modern veterinary inputs and services are often not readily available. Under these conditions, traditional animal health care practices, also called “ethnoveterinary medicine,” provide a readily available, low-cost alternative. This nine-page document from the NGO, Practical Action, offers tips for dealing with tick-borne diseases, including anaplasmosis, babesiosis (redwater), East Coast Fever, heartwater, and trypanosomiasis. Download at: