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Botswana College of Agriculture
Private Bag 0027
Gaborone, Botswana
Phone: +267 - 3650100
Fax: +267 - 3928753
www . bca . bw
University of Botswana
Botswana Government

General Information





The Department of Animal Science Production is made up of five units, Animal Clinic, Diagnostic Lab, Field Lab, Nutritional Lab and Student Enterprise Project

Department of Animal Science and Production

Mushi., E. Z , Professor

Department of Animal Science and Production
Private Bag 0027,
Tel: +267 3650152
Fax: +267 3928753

Academic Qualifications

PhD (Virology) University of London, 1980.
MSc (Virology) University of Birmingham, 1974
B. Vet. Med., (Veterinary Medicine) University of Nairobi, 1972

Research Interests

Improvement of indigenous chickens and Disease of Ostrich Chicks

Research Projects (Title & Role / Collaborator)

  • Diseases of ostrich chicks – Team Leader
  • Arthropod vectors of arboviruses of livestock – Team Leader
  • Diseases of indigenous chickens – Team Leader

Recent Publications

Mushi, E. Z., Binta, M.G., Chabo, R.G. and Itebeng, K.(2006). Diseases of indigenous chickens in Bokaa, Kgatleng, Botswana. Journal South African Veterinary Association 77: 131-133.

Mushi, E. Z., Binta, M.G., Chabo, R.G. and Seipone, B. (2005). Chick mortality in indigenous chickens (Gallus domesticus) under free-range management in Sebele, Gaborone, Botswana. Journal Animal and Veterinary Advances 4: 768-770.

Mushi, E. Z., Chabo, R.G. and Badisa, O. (2005). Eye infections in farmed ostriches (Struthio camelus) on selected farms in Gaborone and Lobatse districts, Botswana. Botswana Journal of Agriculture and Applied Sciences 1: 4-9.

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