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Sokoto J. Vet. Sci.. 2010; 8(1&2): 18-21

Survey for bovine trichomoniasis in cattle at Slaughter in the Sokoto metropolitan abattoir Sokoto State Nigeria

AA Adeyeye, IU Ate, JOO Bale & AI Lawal.


A survey to determine the prevalence of Bovine Trichomoniasis (BT) was carried out by collecting 400 samples from cattle of various breeds, age-groups and sex slaughtered at the Sokoto metropolitan abattoir from August to December 2009. Samples were collected from the prepuce of 299 males; and from the vagina to the level of the cervix of 101 females. One hundred and sixty-five of these were Red Bororo, 96 were Sokoto Gudali, 31 were White Fulani and 108 were crosses. Across age groups; 3 were prenatal, 22 were

Key words: Abattoir, bovine trichomoniasis, Cattle, Sokoto, Nigeria

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