Class 9 Biology Improvement Food Resources Diseases in cattle

Diseases in cattle

The disease causing parasites in cattle can be following types:

Internal parasites:

  • Worms that affect the stomach and intestine.
  • Flukes that damages the liver.

External parasites:

  • Lives on the skin and causes skin related infections and diseases.
  • Communicable diseases that are infectious are caused bacteria and viruses.
  • Non-communicable diseases that are non-infectious are caused due to deficiency of required nutrients or malfunctioning of body organs.
  • Vaccinations are given to cattle at regular intervals to ensure protection against major viral and bacterial

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