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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?

1.Buffaloes

2.Sheep

3.Goats

4.All of the above

Right Ans : All of the above

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