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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(4): 2924-2934
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.904.342


Knowledge and Risks of Zoonotic Diseases among Livestock Farmers in Budgam District of Kashmir Valley
Insha Mir* and Abdul Hai Bhat
Department of Veterinary & Animal Husbandry Extension Education
Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences andTechnology of Kashmir, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Majority of the respondents belonged to middle age group 30-50 years (65.94%), mostly were illiterate (81.88%), farming was the main occupation(61.88%), and had their herd size up to 4 animals (96.56%). Contact with inter personal communication sources was found medium  among (59.19%) respondents , participation in extension activities was low found in (99.69%), and mass media support was also found low among (92.19%). Regarding transmission of zoonotic diseases (48.13%) were aware. About (15.94%) of livestock farmers were aware of rabies, brucellosis, tuberculosis, anthrax, bird flu, echnicoccosis and swine flu. About (15.31%) agree of the transmission of zoonotic diseases to human beings through contaminated milk, meat, egg, air, feed, or through contact with infected animals. About (37.50%) of respondents had knowledge regarding risks of zoonotic diseases from various activities related with livestock rearing. Overall knowledge level was found low to medium level categories, whereas overall risk level was medium among livestock farmers.


Keywords: Knowledge, Risk, Zoonotic disease
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Insha Mir and Abdul Hai Bhat. 2020. Knowledge and Risks of Zoonotic Diseases among Livestock Farmers in Budgam District of Kashmir Valley.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(4): 2924-2934. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.904.342