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Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) and Brucellosis

Posted on : 04 Jan 2020

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  • These diseases are very common amongst the livestock – cow-bulls, buffaloes, sheep, goats, pigs etc.
  • If a cow/buffalo gets infected with FMD, the milk loss is up to 100% which could last for four to six months.
  • Further, in case of Brucellosis the milk output reduces by 30%, during the entire life cycle of animal.
  • Brucellosis also causes infertility amongst the animals.
  • The infection of brucellosis can also be transmitted to the farm workers and livestock owners.
  • Both the diseases have a direct negative impact on the trade of milk and other livestock products.

Article Related Questions

Brucellosis, can affect which of the following?




4.All of the above

Right Ans : All of the above

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