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Sheep Vaccination Tips for Beginners

Sheep Vaccination Tips.

Sheep Vaccination Tips for Beginners:- Introduction Sheep Vaccination Tips:- Vaccinating sheep in your farm is frequent activity that should be carried out with care and caution. Most of the people depend on veterinary services for vaccination activity. Some people who are aware of these vaccinations, they avoid veterinary service cost by vaccinating sheep on their own. The following content details …

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PPR Disease in Sheep and Goats For Dummies

PPR disease in Sheep and Goats.

PPR disease in sheep and goats: PPR disease in sheep and goats is an acute highly contagious viral disease of small ruminants characterized by fever, loss of appetite, stomatitis, gastroenteritis and pneumonitis. The disease is markedly evident in goat and sheep are less susceptible. PPR Disease in Sheep and Goats – What Causes PPR(Peste-des-Petits Ruminants): The Peste-des-Petits Ruminants disease is caused …

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Bluetongue Disease in Sheep and Goats

Bluetongue Disease in Sheep and Goats: About this disease This is acute infectious but not contagious disease of sheep characterized by fever, inflammation and ulceration of buccal mucosa and tongue. This disease mostly affects sheep and goat and cattle are very rarely affected. Blue tongue is endemic in India. It is basically a disease of sheep and young sheep within the age group …

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Foot and Mouth Disease in Sheep and Goats

FMD in Sheep.

Foot and mouth disease in Sheep and Goats:(FMD): Foot and mouth disease (FMD) is a highly contagious disease of cloven-footed animals including sheep, goat. This disease is endemic in India and producing serious economic losses to the country due to the ban on export of livestock products to other countries and reduced productivity of diseased animals. Symptoms of FMD? High …

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Anthrax in Sheep and Goats

Anthrax in Sheep and Goats:- What Causes it? Anthrax is a naturally occuring disease with worldwide distribution. It is caused by Bacillus anthracis, a spore-forming bacteria that can remain alive, but dormant in the soil for many years. The bacteria can “bloom” and contaminate surface soil and grass after periods of wet, cool weather, followed by several weeks of hot, …

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ORF Disease in sheep and Goats

ORF Disease in sheep and Goats:- What are the symptoms of ORF Appearance of nodular eruptions on the oral commisures, lips, mouth and nostrils and the lesions are followed by papules, vesicles, pustules and ulcers in 3 to 4 days. Extensive lesions on the feet lead to lameness. Mastitis may result in ewes with lesions on the udder. Profuse salivation, …

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Tetanus in Sheep and Goats

Tetanus in sheep and goats: About this disease: Tetanus in sheep and goats is a non-contagious, infectious disease of mammals caused by bacterial toxin characterized by spasmodic contraction of skeletal muscles. Sheep and goat are more susceptible animals with tetanus disease. What Causes: The disease is caused by bacteria known as Clostridium tetani which is remain in the intestine of the herbivorous …

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Sheep pox Disease in Sheep and Goats

Sheep pox disease in sheep and goats: About this disease It is an acute to chronic viral disease of sheep and goats characterized by generalized pox lesions throughout the skin and mucous membranes. All breeds of sheep and goats irrespective of age and sex are affected. It is possible to infect goats with sheep pox virus and sheep with goat pox …

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How to Examine For Disease in Sheep and Goat

Disease in Sheep and Goat: Purpose : Identification of animals in the early stages of sickness can aid the farm manager in restricting the spread of disease in the flock and initiating treatment at the earliest. Spotting of sick animals Sl.no. Parameter Healthy animal Sick animal Sheep Goat 1. Look of animal Alert Dull 2. Head Raised Bent downwards 3. …

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Common Diseases in Sheep

Common Diseases in sheep : Morbidity and mortality are the two important factors resulting in heavy losses in sheep production and improvement programs. Prevention is always better than cure as it is a lot cheaper. This has special significance with sheep as they seem to respond less to treatment when sick than other livestock species. Diseases in sheep can be broadly …

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Vaccination Schedule in Sheep and Goat

Vaccination Schedule in Sheep and Goat: Prevention of disease plays a major role in increasing profitability in a sheep or goat farm. Vaccination against infectious diseases is an important component of health management. Vaccination schedule for Sheep:- Disease Age and booster doses Route Remarks Foot and mouth disease 6-8 weeks;repeat every 6-9 months s/c or i/m depending on the vaccine …

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Vaccination Schedule for Goats

 Vaccination Schedule for Goats: Before onset of breeding, problematic animals should be culled from the flock. Neonatal mortality can be prevented by improving the level of nutrition in advanced stages of pregnancy (last 6 weeks), ensuring hygienic condition in the kidding sheds, providing proper bedding, and ensuring early feeding of colostrums. Does with chronic pneumonia, mastitis, and disabling arthritis, poor …

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Goat Diseases & Vaccination Schedule

Goat Diseases & Vaccination Schedule:- Goat-pox is not of uncommon occurrence, but it is less severe than the sheep-pox.  The nature of the disease is similar to that of pox in sheep.  The incubation period varies from 5 to 10 days.  The disease tends to attack male kids and ewes in milk.  Initially there may be slight pyrexia.  The lesions …

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Sheep Diseases and Control

Sheep Diseases and Control  Management:- Sheep-Pox Epidemiology : Sheep-pox is a highly contagious disease.It causes a mortality of 20 to 50 per cent in animals below the age of 6 months, and causes damage to the wool and skin in adults.Of the pock diseases, sheep-pox ranks only second to human small-pox in virulence.The disease is transmissible to in contact goats …

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