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Vol. 11, Special Issue 4 (2022)

Status of disease prevalence in dairy bovines of Sabarkantha district of Gujarat

Author(s):
AI Dadawala, PP Makwana, NB Bhati, FM Kapadiya, TP Patel, PB Rathod and SB Deshpande
Abstract:
The livestock health plays a significant role in economy of livestock owner. The major factors responsible for different diseases among livestock are poor hygienic condition, lack of awareness towards vaccination and deworming, lack of scientific knowledge for feeding, watering and outbreaks of diseases etc. Majority of livestock owners are facing great economics losses due to such diseases. The disease surveillance of major viral, bacterial infections and parasitic infestation of cattle and buffaloes was carried out in total 184 livestock owner of 07 Taluka of Sabarkantha district of Gujarat are subjected to the disease surveillance in cattle and buffaloes. A questionnaire was device to record the information on prevalence of different diseases. The data were analysed and results were compared with the reports of Sabar Dairy and Animal Diseases Investigation Office (ADIO), Himmatnagar. Prevalence of diseases was postulated on the basis of history, signs and symptoms provided by farmers. Present finding indicated that mastitis (29.68%) and infertility (22.58%) were major disease conditions observed in the cattle and buffaloes during survey followed by Babesiosis (9.03%), Brucellosis (8.39%), Foot and mouth disease (FMD) (8.39%) and Uterine Infection (7.10%). The mastitis and infertility were major disease conditions observed during early and mid lactation in the cattle and buffaloes as compare to late lactation period. The present findings are close agreement with finding reported by Sabar Dairy and ADIO, Himmatnagar. The economic losses to the owner due to different diseases were calculated and presented.
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How to cite this article:
AI Dadawala, PP Makwana, NB Bhati, FM Kapadiya, TP Patel, PB Rathod and SB Deshpande. Status of disease prevalence in dairy bovines of Sabarkantha district of Gujarat. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(4S): 1660-1662.

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