- Pullorum Disease
- Fowl Typhoid
- Fowl Cholera
|MODE OF TRANSMISSION
|Cattle, Sheep, Goat, Pig.
|Through contaminated feed, water, equipment and infected animals.
|High fever, depression, staggering and sudden death of the animal.
|No effective drug for the treatment. Regular vaccination, infected animals should be slaughtered and buried, proper sanitation.
|Brucellosis (Contagious abortion) Brucella abortus
|Pigs, Cattle, Sheep and Goat.
|Contaminated feed, water, contact with infected animals, contact with infected materials such as shoes etc.
|Abortion, inflammation of the womb, diarrhoea and dysentery, paralysis, loss of
milk and frequent infertility.
|Sick animals should be isolated and badly infected animals should be killed and
|Tuberculosis Mycobacterium tuberculosis
|Cattle, Sheep, Goat, Pigs and poultry birds.
|Sputum, droppings, milk of infected Cow, germ inhaled or through
mouth during feeding
|Constant coughing, loss of weight and appetite, infection of liver and udder in
|No cure of drug. Animal infected should be killed and buried, good sanitation, isolate suspected
|Through contamination of feeds, water and litter
|Watery droppings that are usually sticky and greenish – white in colour.
|Obtain chicks from sources that are disease free, Isolate infected birds, Maintain good sanitation, Treat the infected birds with appropriate antibiotics.
|Through contaminated feed, water and litter materials
|Yellowish watery droppings, loss of appetite and ruffled appearance.
|Routine vaccination, Maintain good sanitation, Treat the infected birds with appropriate antibiotics
|Through contaminated feed, water and litter.
|Ruffled appearance, thirst due to dehydration, blood-stained yellowish watery droppings and sudden death.
|Isolate infected birds,
Maintain good sanitation measures,
Practice routine vaccination and treat the infected birds with appropriate antibiotics.
- List five bacteria diseases
- List three animals that are affected by brucellosis