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Vol. 12, Issue 2 (2023)

Prevalence of bacterial pneumonia in Sheep in and around Hyderabad, Telangana

Author(s):
Krishna Chaitanya Makani, VVV Amruth Kumar, K Satish Kumar and A Vijaya Kumar
Abstract:
The present study was aimed to record the incidence of bacterial pneumonia in sheep. A total of 2036 sheep were presented to Veterinary Clinical Complex, College of Veterinary Science, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad and Veterinary Hospital, Mailardevpally, PVNRTVU, Hyderabad during the study period October, 2021 to September, 2022. Among them, 196 sheep were diagnosed to be suffering from pneumonia. Out of the 196 sheep, 54 sheep were positive for bacterial pneumonia. Age wise incidence was studied in sheep from below one year to above four years. 33.33% were positive for bacterial pneumonia among the age group of <1 year, where as in the age groups of 1-2, 2-3 years, 3-4 years and above 4 years, 25.93%, 14.81%, 14.81% and 11.11%, sheep tested positive for bacterial pneumonia respectively. In male and female sheep, the incidence was 41.94% and 58.06% respectively. The incidence of bacterial pneumonia in sheep was highest during winter (51.85%) followed by rainy season (40.74%) and was least during summer (7.41%).
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How to cite this article:
Krishna Chaitanya Makani, VVV Amruth Kumar, K Satish Kumar, A Vijaya Kumar. Prevalence of bacterial pneumonia in Sheep in and around Hyderabad, Telangana. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(2):1695-1697.

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