International Journal of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry
Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part A (2018)
Health care practices by goat keepers across the flock size in north-west semi-arid region of Rajasthan
Author(s): V Kumar, Rajkumar Berwal and ML Choudhary
Abstract: A survey was conducted to study the health care practices adopted by goat keepers in north-west semi arid region of Rajasthan. The health care practices followed in experimental area by the respondents viz. use of veterinary facility, isolation of sick animal, de-worming, vaccination, sanitization of shed and control of external parasite, was not significantly affected by flock size. The 58.33 per cent respondents de-worming, were not familiar with use of veterinary facility and 53.33 per cent did not isolate the animal during sickness. Awareness towards de worming by the respondents was 68.34 per cent while, 90.00 per cent respondents were not aware about vaccination against contagious diseases and sanitization of shed. The control of external parasites was practiced by 58.33 per cent of the respondents surveyed either through dipping or through dusting.
How to cite this article:
V Kumar, Rajkumar Berwal, ML Choudhary. Health care practices by goat keepers across the flock size in north-west semi-arid region of Rajasthan. Int J Vet Sci Anim Husbandry 2018;3(1):27-29.