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A study on the occurrence of calf diseases in some selected dairy farms of Bangladesh

Md. Showkat Ali; S. M. Lutful Kabir; Jalal Uddin Ahmed; Nasrin Sultana Juyena; Mohammad Liaquat Osman Mojumder; Md. Jahid Hasan.

Abstract
The objectives were to investigate the factors (age, sex, breed and season) affecting the occurrence of calf diseases. In this study 497 cases of 0 to 3 months of age from three different farms were investigated. Calf in Savar Dairy farm (n=249), Talbag Dairy Farm (n=85) and BAU Dairy Farm (n=163) were included from April 2011 to March 2012. The occurrence of diseases were classified on the basis of breed (Local and Cross), age (≤ 3 weeks and >3 weeks), sex (Male and Female) and season (Spring, Summer, Rainy and Winter). The overall diseases were diarrhoea (20.3%), anorexia (9.7%), fever (9.1%), naval ill (8.0%), malnutrition (7.7%), indigestion (6.7%), traumatic injury (5.4%), dysentery (5.0%), myiasis (4.6%), pneumonia (3.4%), alopecia (3.4%), atresia ani (3.2%), hernia (2.8%), constipation (2.6%), abscess (2.2%), conjunctivitis (2.2%), lameness (1.8%), FMD (1.2%) and blot (0.6%). The cases of diarrhoea was higher (20.5%) than that of other diseases. The occurrence of diseases was highly significant (p0.05). The effect of breeds on diseases were found significantly (p 3 weeks of age (44.9%). The occurrence of diseases in calves was significantly (p

Key words: calf diseases;breed;age;sex;season



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