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Vol. 6, Issue 9 (2017)

Epidemiological survey on lamb mortality in Rayalaseema region of Andhra Pradesh in India

Author(s):
SV Raghavendra, Dr. A Anand Kumar, Dr. P Amaravathi SLDL, Dr. Sanem Somasekhar, Dr. A Jagadeesh Babu and Dr. T Madhav Rao
Abstract:
In Rayalaseema region, a total of 1798 lambs were recorded as dead for aperiod of six years and the mortality rate was in descending order in Anantapur, Chittoor, Kadapa and Kurnool districts of Andhra Pradesh. The mortality was higher in females than males. Maximum mortality was observed in winter seasonand at 1-3 months age group. The mortality was majorly due to infectious origin 1533 (85.26%) followed by non-infectious origin 223 (12.4%) and miscellaneous causes 42 (2.34%). Majority of deaths were due to respiratory system affections followed by digestive system affections, multiple system involvement, combineddigestive & respiratory systems, non-specific affections, circulatory system, urinary system and combined respiratory & urinary system in descending order.
Pages: 470-474  |  557 Views  8 Downloads
How to cite this article:
SV Raghavendra, Dr. A Anand Kumar, Dr. P Amaravathi SLDL, Dr. Sanem Somasekhar, Dr. A Jagadeesh Babu, Dr. T Madhav Rao. Epidemiological survey on lamb mortality in Rayalaseema region of Andhra Pradesh in India. Pharma Innovation 2017;6(9):470-474.
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