Acta Scientific Agriculture (ASAG)(ISSN: 2581-365X)

Research Article Volume 8 Issue 3

Factors Affecting the Prevalence of Diseases in Cross-bred Dairy Cattle in an Organized Farm

Venus Das1, Jakir Hussain1*, Jitendra Saharia1, Ranajit Roychoudhury1, Arundhati Phookan2, Masuk Raquib3, Adib Haque1, Dulal Chandra Mili4 and Kanak Chandra Barman5

1Department of LPM, CVSc, AAU, Khanapara,Guwahati, India
2Department of AGB, CVSc, AAU, Khanapara,Guwahati, India
3Department of LPT, CVSc, AAU, Khanapara,Guwahati, India
4Department of LFC, CVSc, AAU, Khanapara,Guwahati, India
5Department of ANN, CVSc, AAU, Khanapara,Guwahati, India

*Corresponding Author: Jakir Hussain, Associate Professor, Department of LPT, CVSc, AAU, Khanapara, Guwahati, India.

Received: August 23, 2023; Published: February 14, 2024

Abstract

In the organized dairy farm, incidence of respiratory diseases, reproductive diseases, GIT infection, non specific fever, abscess, lameness and wounds, parasitic infestation, metabolic disease and mastitis was 10.22, 11.26, 11.95, 12.99, 4.5, 17.5, 13.69, 7.62 and 10.22 per cent, respectively. The chi-square revealed highly significant (P < 0.01) differences amongst the frequency of diseases in cross-bred dairy cattle. There was significantly higher (P < 0.01) prevalence of diseases (60.49%) in Holstein-Friesian cross-bred cows out of total diseases in both the genetic groups. The incidence of diseases was found to be highest in S2 season (35%), followed by S3 (23%), S4 (21%) and S1 (20%) season out of total cases of diseases. It can be concluded that Holstein-Friesian cross-bred cows was prone to diseases and during monsoon season it was highest.

Keywords: Diseases; Prevalence; Dairy Cows; Cross-Bred

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Citation

Citation: Jakir Hussain., et al. “Factors Affecting the Prevalence of Diseases in Cross-bred Dairy Cattle in an Organized Farm". Acta Scientific Agriculture 8.3 (2024): 25-28.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2024 Venus Das., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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