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Vol. 10, Special Issue 8 (2021)

Ethnoveterinary practices for management of ringworm infection in crossbred cows at field conditions: A case report

Author(s):
Dr. P Ravi, Dr. S Durga and S Ramakrishnan
Abstract:
Ringworm infection is caused by invasion of cutaneous keratinized epithelial cells and hair follicle by a certain keratinophilic fungi. A total of twelve crossbred cows aged between two to six years was suffered with skin lesions were observed in farmers field. The microscopic examination of skin lesions revealed positive result of Trichophyton sp. in all affected animals. The ringworm infected cows were topically applied with mixture paste of Aloe Vera leaves, garlic, turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) and neem leaves. The mixture of paste is applied over the infected areas daily two times for 14 consecutive days. The affected animals were showed complete recovery within 21 days after application of paste of Aloe Vera mixture. The present study was concluded that ethno-veterinary practices is more economical to farmers under field conditions for treatment of ringworm infection in crossbred cattle.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. P Ravi, Dr. S Durga and S Ramakrishnan. Ethnoveterinary practices for management of ringworm infection in crossbred cows at field conditions: A case report. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(8S): 1238-1239.

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