Retrospective Survey on Major Cattle Diseases in Guto Gida woreda, Eastern Wollega, Nekemte, Ethiopia

  • Debela Abdeta
  • Tilahun Zenebe
  • Lidya Fikirte
  • Damasa Negessu
  • Eyob Hirpa
Keywords: Cattle Disease Gutogida

Abstract

Retrospective survey of five years was conducted from February 2009 to October 2014 to investigate the extent of major cattle disease and different treatment combination in Guto Gida woreda of eastern Wollega zone. Accordingly in all of the studied years the combination of the treatment is antibiotics only, anti helminthes only, acaricide only and one or more combinations. Cattle health problem is the fore front problem of livestock development extension programs in the study area. Infectious, parasitic and miscellaneous diseases are the leading causes of mortality, production losses, reduce growth rate, reduce reproduction ability of animals, down grade of cattle products and food borne diseases were principal problems necessitating appropriate control programs.

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