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Vol. 10, Special Issue 12 (2021)

Health management practices in goat farming under field conditions of Tamil Nadu

Author(s):
Dr. S Vasantha Kumar, Dr. J Muralidharan and Dr. M Sathiyabarathi
Abstract:
This work aimed to study the management practices followed by the goat farmers for the productive health of goats from the selected villages of Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi and Virudhunagar districts of Tamil Nadu. More than half of the goat farmers (55 per cent) in the study area had awareness about the control of internal parasites and they regularly dewormed their goats once in 3 months. Unless there was a severe infestation, farmers were not following the deticking for their herds. Treatment of sick animals of the study area was done as self-medication, by veterinarian, from experienced herd owners by 32.78, 33.33 and 33.89 per cent of the farmers, respectively. Goat farmers in the study area were following the vaccination against peste-des-petits ruminants (35.00 per cent), enterotoxaemia (27.78 per cent), foot and mouth disease (21.11 per cent), anthrax (12.22 per cent) and goat pox (3.89 per cent). Goat farmers were followed the scientific.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. S Vasantha Kumar, Dr. J Muralidharan and Dr. M Sathiyabarathi. Health management practices in goat farming under field conditions of Tamil Nadu. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(12S): 457-459.

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