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Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2019, Vol. 7, Issue 5
Prevalence of bovine trypanosomosis in and around Jabalpur

Prabhat Gangwar, PC Shukla, Brejesh Singh and Pooja Gawai

Bovine trypanosomosis is an important haemoprotozoan disease of economic importance characterized by high temperature, progressive anemia, loss of condition and reduction in milk yield. The work was conducted in the department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Nanaji Deshmukh Veterinary Science University Jabalpur and nearby dairy farms in and around Jabalpur. The present study was undertaken to study the prevalence, in buffaloes. During the present investigation a total of 118 buffaloes of either sex, age group and parity were screened on the basis of common clinical signs of trypanosomosis viz. fever, oedema of dependent parts, head pressing, circling etc. The overall prevalence of trypanosomosis was found to be 15.25%. The sex wise prevalence was found to be 15.78% (18/114) in female and in male 0% (0/4) whereas, age wise prevalence of trypanosomosis was found as 5.55 % in buffaloes upto <2 years, 11.11% between 2-5 years and 32.14% >5 years of age. The parity wise prevalence recorded was 5.55 % in zero parity, 9.09 % in 1nd parity, 25% in 2nd and 16% ≥ in 3rd parity.
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How to cite this article:
Prabhat Gangwar, PC Shukla, Brejesh Singh, Pooja Gawai. Prevalence of bovine trypanosomosis in and around Jabalpur. J Entomol Zool Stud 2019;7(5):09-12.
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