ANIMAL FUNGAL DISEASES
|FUNGAL DISEASE||ANIMAL AFFECTED||MODE OF TRANSMISSION||SYMPTOMS||CONTROL/PREVENTION|
|RINGWORM||Cattle Sheep, Goat and Rabbit||Contact with contaminated feeders and water troughs||Lesions (injury, damage, change in texture) in the skin of the animals, irritation
of the skin, loss of appetite and weight.
|Disinfection of pens and equipment, treat affected parts with sulphur ointment.|
|ASPERGILLOSIS Aspergillus fumigatus||Poultry birds, pigs, Cattle||Through contaminated feed (mouldy feed), mouldy litter.||Difficult breathing, respiratory disorder, loss of appetite, irritation of skin, high body temperature, loss of weight.||Regular disinfection of the pen and equipment, avoid use of mouldy feed, practice good sanitation and maintain proper hygiene, spray fungicide from time to time to kill fungi spores.|
- List three fungal diseases
- State the symptoms of ringworm