Dr Olatunde Akanbi, the Acting Director, University of Ilorin (Unilorin) Veterinary Teaching Hospital, has created an application on Google play store named “Poultry Diseases Navigator App”.
According to the Unilorin Bulletin issued on Monday, the App was created in conjunction with some Google software developers.
“It is a guide on husbandry practices, vaccination requirements, diseases outbreaks prevention and profitability plans for poultry farm owners, farm supervisors and managers.
The publication explained that the App covers diseases such as Aspergillosis, Coccidiosis, Newcastle diseases, Marek’s disease, Avian influenza and helminthiasis.
Others, it said, includes nutritional induced disease conditions, several bacterial diseases and air, water, feed and litter contaminants with excellent pictures that illustrate the disease conditions.
“Akanbi, who has been a poultry farmer since 1997, was a Visiting Research Scholar at Humboldt University, Berlin Germany, University of Veterinary Medicine, Hannover, Germany, and the famous Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Insel- Riems, Germany, between 2009 and 2019.