LIVESTOCK PARASITES A parasite is an organism that lives in or on another organism where it derives its nourishment without the host gaining anything from the association. FORMS OF PARASITES Endoparasites:- These are parasites which live within the body of animals. Examples are liverfluke, tapeworm, roundworm etc. Ectoparasites:- These are parasites which live outside or […]
SS 3 Agricultural Science (2nd Term)
ANIMAL PROTOZOAN DISEASES CONTENT Trypanosomiasis Coccidiosis Red water fever (Piroplasmosis) PROTOZOAN DISEASE ANIMAL AFFECTED MODE OF TRANSMISSION SYMPTOMS CONTROL/PREVENTION TRYPANOSOMIASIS Cattle, Sheep and Goat Spread by the blood sucking Tse-tse fly which sucks blood from an infected animal and transmit the pathogen to healthy animal. Rise in body temperature, dullness in appearance, constant
ANIMAL FUNGAL DISEASES CONTENT Ringworm Aspergillosis FUNGAL DISEASE ANIMAL AFFECTED MODE OF TRANSMISSION SYMPTOMS CONTROL/PREVENTION RINGWORM Cattle Sheep, Goat and Rabbit Contact with contaminated feeders and water troughs Lesions (injury, damage, change in texture) in the skin of the animals, irritation of the skin, loss of appetite and weight. Disinfection of pens and equipment,
SYMPTOMS, TRANSMISSION, EFFECTS, PREVENTIVE AND CURATIVE CONTROL OF ANIMAL VIRAL DISEASES VIRAL DISEASES CONTENT Foot and mouth disease Rinderpest diseases Newcastle disease Fowl pox Gumburo disease VIRAL DISEASE ANIMAL AFFECTED MODE OF TRANSMISSION SYMPTOMS CONTROL/PREVENTION FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE Cattle, Sheep and Goat contact, air-borne, droplets of saliva, infected materials like urine, faeces.
PRINCIPLES OF ANIMAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT CONTENT Definition of Disease Classification of animal diseases Susceptibility and resistance to disease Factors that could predispose animals to diseases LIVESTOCK DISEASES Diseases in animal means any condition in which there is deviation from normal state of health or when there is any interference with the body processes which
ROUTINE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES OF FARM ANIMALS CONTENT Selection Culling Identification of farm animals De-beaking De-horning Castration Servicing Incubation Candling Hatching SELECTION Selection is the process of picking from a group of animals those animals with breeding value as the parent to maximize genetic gain. Animals with desirable characters like good meat production, egg laying
AGRICULTURAL MARKETING CONTENT Meaning of agricultural marketing Importance of agricultural marketing Channels of marketing farm products Stages of agricultural marketing Agents of agricultural marketing Problems of agricultural marketing MEANING OF AGRICULTURAL MARKETING These refer to all the activities required or involved in moving farm produce from the producers to the final consumers. Production is