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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(5): 296-309
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.905.032


Awareness of Zoonotic Diseases among Livestock Farmers in Budgam District of Kashmir Valley, India
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:

The study was conducted to assess the awareness of zoonotic diseases among livestock farmers in Budgam district of Kashmir valley.320 respondents were selected randomly and interviewed with a pretested questionnaire, which contained both open and close ended questions on different aspects of zoonotic diseases regarding awareness. Results regarding transmission of rabies through dog bite (16.56%), need of post - exposure vaccination (9.69%) were aware. Also (53.44%) livestock farmers were aware of the occurrence of abortion due to brucellosis and availability of brucellosis vaccine (68.44%) has an access in their area. Only (0.94%) had suffered from zoonotic diseases in past. Safety measures were rarely practiced by livestock farmers. Overall awareness level was found low among livestock farmers.


Keywords: Awareness, livestock farmers, zoonotic diseases
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Insha Mir and Abdul Hai Bhat. 2020. Awareness of Zoonotic Diseases among Livestock Farmers in Budgam District of Kashmir Valley.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(5): 296-309. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2020.905.032