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ANIMAL FUNGAL DISEASES | SYMPTOMS, TRANSMISSION, EFFECTS, PREVENTIVE AND CURATIVE CONTROL

ANIMAL FUNGAL DISEASES CONTENT Ringworm Aspergillosis   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.   EVALUATION List three fungal diseases State the symptoms of ringworm   See also ANIMAL BACTERIAL DISEASES CONTROL OF ANIMAL VIRAL DISEASES ANIMAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT ROUTINE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES OF FARM… Read More »ANIMAL FUNGAL DISEASES | SYMPTOMS, TRANSMISSION, EFFECTS, PREVENTIVE AND CURATIVE CONTROL

Agricultural Science

ANIMAL BACTERIAL DISEASES | SYMPTOMS, TRANSMISSION, EFFECTS, PREVENTIVE AND CURATIVE CONTROL

Anthrax Brucellosis Tuberculosis Pullorum Disease Fowl Typhoid Fowl Cholera   BACTERIAL DISEASE ANIMAL AFFECTED MODE OF TRANSMISSION SYMPTOMS CONTROL/PREVENTION Anthrax Bacillus anthraxis Cattle, Sheep, Goat, Pig. Through contaminated feed, water, equipment and infected animals. High fever, depression, staggering and sudden death of the animal. No effective drug for the treatment. Regular vaccination, infected animals should be slaughtered and buried, proper sanitation. Brucellosis (Contagious abortion) Brucella  abortus Pigs, Cattle, Sheep and Goat. Contaminated feed, water, contact with infected animals, contact with infected materials such as shoes etc. Abortion, inflammation of the womb, diarrhoea and dysentery, paralysis, loss of milk and frequent infertility. Sick  animals should be isolated and badly infected animals should be killed and burried. Tuberculosis Mycobacterium  tuberculosis Cattle, Sheep, Goat, Pigs and poultry birds. Sputum, droppings, milk of infected Cow, germ inhaled or through mouth during feeding Constant coughing, loss of weight and appetite, infection of liver and udder… Read More »ANIMAL BACTERIAL DISEASES | SYMPTOMS, TRANSMISSION, EFFECTS, PREVENTIVE AND CURATIVE CONTROL

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