DISEASE PREVENTION IN SNAIL FARMING

  Signs of ill health: •        The snail will fail to eat i.e. •        . Loss of appetite. •        The snail will be inactive. •        There will be loss of weight. •        No ensalivation of the fleshy part(foot) . •        Dryness of the fleshy part. •        Nodules may be formed on the surface of the snail. •        The foot or fleshy part withdraws into the shell PREDISPOSITION FACTORS OR CAUSATIVE AGENTS: •        Adverse environmental condition: •        Insufficient shading and mulching •        Overcrowding: •        Nutrition: •        Poison: •        Pathogen •        Use…

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FOWL CHOLERA DISEASE– Etiology and Transmission, Clinical Findings, Lesions, Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment

Fowl Cholera is a serious, highly contagious disease which is caused by a bacterium in a range of avian species including chicken, turkey and water fowl. The disease can range from acute septicaemia to chronic and localized infections and the morbidity and mortality may be up to 100%. The route of infection is oral or nasal with transmission via nasal exudate, faeces, contaminated soil, equipment and people. The incubation period is usually 5-8days. The bacterium is easily destroyed by environmental factors and disinfectants but may persist for prolonged periods in…

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Importance of Vaccination, How to get Vaccines and List of all Vaccines

Some farmers say that they have raised some number of birds in the past without vaccinating them and lost only very few then they ask if vaccination is necessary? Well, I like to say lucky you. The fact you should know about vaccines is that they are not to cure diseases, rather they are to prevent diseases. This means that it is possible whether you use vaccines or not for diseases not to come. If diseases decide to come, then your vaccination will help a great deal in stopping them…

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