Outputs

Publications

  1. Psifidi, A., Banos, G., Matika, O., Desta,T.T., Bettridge, J., Hume, D.A., Dessie, T., Christley, R., Wigley, P., Hanotte, O., Kaiser, P. (2016) Genome-wide association studies of immune, disease and production traits in indigenous chicken ecotypes, Genetics Selection Evolution, 48; 74 [link]
  2. Hutton, S., Bettridge, J., Christley, R., Habte, T., Ganapathy, K. (2016) First detection of infectious bronchitis virus 793B, avian metapneumovirus, Mycoplasma gallisepticum and Mycoplasma synoviae in poultry in Ethiopia. Topical Animal Health and Production (Accepted, in press)
  3. Terfa, Z.G., Garikipati, S., Dessie, T., Lynch, S., Wigley, P., Bettridge, J.M., and Christley, R.M. (2015) Farmer’s willingness to pay for village poultry vaccines service in Ethiopia: prospect to enhance rural livelihood. Food Security, 7; 905-917 [link]
  4. Brena, M.C., Mekonnen, Y., Bettridge, J.M., Williams, N.J., Wigley, P., Sisay Tessema, T., and Christley, R.M. (2016) Changing risk of environmental Campylobacter exposure with emerging poultry production systems in Ethiopia, Epidemiology & Infection, 144; 567-575 [link]
  5. Bettridge, J.M., Lynch, S.E., Brena, C., Melese, K., Dessie, T., Gutu, Z., Desta, T.T., Rushton, S., Hanotte, O., Kaiser, P., Wigley, P., and Christley, R.M. (2014) Infection interactions in Ethiopian village chickens. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 117; 358-366 [link]
  6. Wragg, D, Mwacharo, JM, Alcalde, JA, Hocking, PM, Hanotte, O (2012) Analysis of genome-wide structure, diversity and fine mapping of Mendelian traits in traditional and village chickens. Heredity (Edinb) 109:6-18 [link]
  7. Sambo, E., J. Bettridge, T. Dessie, A. Amare, T. Habte, P. Wigley, R.M. Christley (2015) Participatory evaluation of chicken health and production constraints in Ethiopia, Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 118:1117-127 [link]
  8. L. Luu, J. Bettridge, K. Melese, D. Blake, T. Dessie, P. Wigley, R.M. Christley and S.E. Lynch (2013) Prevalence and molecular characterisation of Eimeria species in Ethiopian village chickens.  BMC Veterinary Research, 9:208, doi:10.1186/1746-6148-9-208 [link]
  9. Jenberie, S., Stacey E. Lynch, S.E., Kebede, F., Christley, R., Gelaye, E., Negussie, H.,Asmare, K., Ayelet, G. (2013) Genetic characterisation of infectious bursal disease isolates in Ethiopia. Acta Tropica, 130: 39-43, doi: 10.1016/j.actatropica.2013.09.025 [abstract]
  10. Bettridge, J.M., Lynch, S.E., Brena, C., Melese, K., Dessie, T., Gutu, Z., Desta, T.T., Rushton, S., Hanotte, O., Kaiser, P., Wigley, P., and Christley, R.M. (2014) Which came first? Using canonical ordination to explore infection interactions in Ethiopian village chickens, Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine conference proceedings, 2014
  11. Wragg, T, Mwacharo, JM, Alcalde, JA, Hocking, PM, Hanotte, O (2012) Analysis of genome-wide structure, diversity and fine mapping of Mendelian traits in traditional and village chickens. Heredity, 109: 6-18 [abstract]
  12. T. Dessie T.Taye, N. Dana, W. Ayalew and O. Hanotte (2012) Current state of knowledge on phenotypic characteristics of indigenous chickens in the tropics, World’s Poultry Science Journal, 68: 11-20 67: 507-516, [abstract]
  13. Shiferaw Jenbreie, Gelagay Ayelet, Esayas Gelaye, Fekadu Kebede, Stacey E. Lynch & Haileleul Negussie (2012) Infectious bursal disease: seroprevalence and associated risk factors in major poultry rearing areas of Ethiopia, Trop Anim Health Prod, 45: 75-79, doi: 10.1007/s11250-012-0176-3, [abstract]
  14. Tadelle Dessie, Nigussie Dana, Workneh Ayalew and O. Hanotte (2012). Current state of knowledge on indigenous chicken genetic resources of the tropics: domestication, distribution and documentation of information on the genetic resources. Worlds poultry Science Journal, 68: 11-20, [abstract]
  15. Desta, T.T., Dessie, T, Bettridge, J., Lynch, S.E., Melese, K., Collins, M., Christley, R.M., Wigley, P., Kaiser, P., Terfa, Z., Mwacharo, J., Hanotte, O. (2013) Signature of artificial selection and ecological landscape on morphological structures of Ethiopian village chickens. Animal Genetic Resources, 52: 17-29, [abstract]
  16. Dessie, T. 2011. Why chicken research for development? Livestock Exchange Issue Brief 6. Nairobi, Kenya: ILRI. [link]

Theses

  1. Judy Bettridge (2014) The epidemiology and ecology of infectious diseases in Ethiopian village chickens and the role of co-infection in infection risk. institute of Infection and Global Health, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, University of Liverpool [link]
  2. Zelalem Gutu Terfa (2015) People, poultry and poverty: Assessing the economic value of poultry health services and genetic resources in rural Ethiopia. University of Liverpool Management School [link].
  3. Takele Taye Desta (2015) Phenomic and genomic landscape of Ethiopian village chickens. PhD Thesis, School of Life Sciences, University of Nottingham.
  4. Berhanu Abera (2012) A longitudinal study of epidemiological occurrence of antibodies against Newcastle Disease affecting village indigenous chickens in Horo an Jarso, Ethiopia. MVSc in Tropical Veterinary Epidemiology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Agriculture, Addis Ababa University.
  5. Lisa Luu (2011) Prevalence and molecular epidemiology of Eimeria species in Ethiopian indigenous village chickens, MSc Veterinary Science, School of Veterinary Science, University of Liverpool [see link]
  6. Mekonnen Girma Nedi (2012) Study on the sero-prevalence and risk factors of Newcastle Disase in local chickens in some villages in Ada’a wereda, Ethiopia, DVM Thesis, College of Veterinary Medicine and Agriculture, Addis Ababa University.
  7. Eskinder Aklilu (2012) On-farm phenotypic characterization of indigenous chickens and chicken production systems in Horro and Jarso Districts, Oromia, Ethiopia. MSc Haramaya University, Ethiopia
  8. Emmanuel Sambo (2012) Prioritization of poultry diseases and management constraints in and around Debre Zeit, Ethiopia. MSc Veterinary Science, School of Veterinary Science, University of Liverpool [see link]
  9. Yordanos Mekonnen (2013) PCR and culture-based detection of campylobacter carriage rate in different production systems from faeces on chickens in Horro, Jarso and Debre Zeit, Ethiopia, MSc in Veterinary Microbiology, Immunology, Epidemiology and Public Health, College of Veterinary Medicine and Agriculture, Addis Ababa University [see link].
  10. Marisol Collins (2013) Ectoparasites of indigenous village poultry in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study of geographically distinct populations. MSc in International Animal Health, University of Edinburgh

Conference and other presentations

  1. Christley, R. (2013) Animals & Inequalities: placing animal health in society, Food Security Centre Dialogue, Honnheim University, [slides]
  2. Psifidi, A., G. Banos, O. Matika, T. Dessie, R. Christley, P. Wigley, J. Bettridge, O. Hanotte, T. Desta and P.Kaiser. 2014. “Identification of SNP markers for resistance to Salmonella and IBDV in indigenous Ethiopian chickens” Proc. 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver BC, Canada, 321. https://asas.org/docs/default-source/wcgalp-proceedings-oral/321_paper_9140_manuscript_1698_0.pdf?sfvrsn=2 Open Access
  3. Christley, R. (2011) Reducing the impact of infectious disease on village poultry production in Ethiopia , University of Liverpool Global Health theme presentation
  4. Eskinder Aklilu, Kefelegh Kebede, Wondmeneh Esatu, Takele Taye, Olivier Hanotte and Tadelle Dessie. Phenotypic characteristics of two indigenous chicken ecotypes in Ethiopia.Livestock at the Crossroads of Climate Change and Variability 20th ESAP Annual Conference. October 03 – 05, 2012, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  5. Bettridge, J.M., Lynch, S.E., Brena, C., Melese, K., Dessie, T., Gutu, Z., Desta, T.T., Rushton, S., Hanotte, O., Kaiser, P., Wigley, P., and Christley, R.M. Which came first? Using canonical ordination to explore infection interactions in Ethiopian village chickens. SVEPM March 26-28 2014, Dublin, Ireland
  6. Bettridge, J.M., Lynch, S.E., Brena, C., Melese, K., Dessie, T., Gutu, Z., Desta, T.T., Rushton, S., Hanotte, O., Kaiser, P., Wigley, P., and Christley, R.M. Exploring community ecology and interactions of micro- and macroparasite infections in Ethiopian village chickens. AVTRW April 29-30 2014, Nottingham, UK

Conference posters

  1. Bettridge, J, Melese, K., Brena, C., Collins, M., Lynch, S., Habte, T., Dessie, T., Christley, R., Wigley (2013) Avian Salmonellosis in Ethiopia: towards understanding the risks to poultry health in rural production systems. 4th ASM Conference on Salmonella: The Bacterium, the Host and the Environment. Boston October 5-11(poster presentation).
  2. Takele Taye Desta, Tadelle Dessie, Stacey Lynch, Paul Wigley, Pete Kaiser, Rob Christley and Olivier Hanotte (2012) Phenotypic diversity of two Ethiopian village chicken ecotypes, 45th Population Genetic Group in Nottingham, Poster presentation
  3. Takele Taye Desta, David Joram Mwacharo and Olivier Hanotte (2013) Genetic disconnectedness in indigenous village chickens, 46th Population Genetic Group in Glasgow, Poster presentation
  4. J. Bettridge, S. Lynch, K. Melese, T. Dessie, P. Wigley and R. Christley (2012) Infectious diseases and survival of Ethiopian village chickens, International Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics Conference, poster presentation
  5. Tadelle Dessie, Judy Bettridge, Stacey Lynch, Paul Wigley, Rob Christley, Olivier Hanotte, Pete Kaiser, Zelalem Gutu, Takele Taye,  Supriya Garikipati, Kasech Malese (2011) The epidemiology and ecology of infectious diseases of village chickens in Ethiopia and the role of co-infection in infection risk, poster presentation for ILRI Livestock Exchange, 9-10 November 2011.
  6. Mekonnen Girma, Mahendra Pal, Berhanu Abera, Kassech Melesse, Wondmeneh Esatu and Tadelle Dessie. Study on the sero-prevalence and risk factors of Newcastle disease in local chickens in some villages, Ada’a Wereda, Ethiopia. 20th ESAP Annual Conference. October 03 – 05, 2012, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  7. Sambo,E.Y., Christley, R.M., Bettridge, J.M., Dessie,T., Zerihun,E., Amare,A. & Habte,T. (2012) Prioritization of poultry diseases and management constraints in backyard and semi-intensive poultry production systems around Debre Zeit, Ethiopia, PENAPH workshop (accepted as a poster)
  8. Bettridge, J.M., Lynch, S.E., Brena, C., Melese, K., Dessie, T., Gutu, Z., Desta, T.T., Hanotte, O., Kaiser, P., Wigley, P., and Christley, R.M. (2013) Infectious bursal disease in Ethiopian village chickens, Society of Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine conference, poster presentation
  9. J.Bettridge, S.Lynch, P.Wigley, R.Christley, O.Hanotte, P.Kaiser, Z.Gutu, T.Taye, A.Amare ,S.Garikipati, K.Malese and T.Dessie.  2011. The epidemiology and ecology of infectious diseases of village chickens in Ethiopia and the role of co‐infection in infection risk.  Poster presented at LiveSTOCK Exchange, ILRI Addis Ababa, 9-10 November 2011.  [slideshare]
  10. T. Taye, T. Dessie, S. Lynch, P. Wigley, P. Kaiser, R. Christley and O. Hanotte. 2012. Phenotypic diversity of two Ethiopian village chicken ecotypes.   Poster presented at The 45th Population Genetics Group meeting, The University of Nottingham,  4-7 January 2012.

Videos

  1. Field sampling [watch the video on YouTube]

2 thoughts on “Outputs

  1. I am very much interested in the results of this project as I have a similar project here in Nigeria. I am a Poultry Health Researcher at the Avian Diseases Unit of the Department of Veterinary Medicine,University of Ibadan.

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