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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(10): 3692-3699
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.610.433


A Survey of Disease Conditions in Sheep and Goats Slaughtered at Coimbatore District Slaughter House, Tamil Nadu, India
S.M. Dhishonin*, R. Narendra Babu, R. Ramani, K. Porteen, V. Appa Rao, Robinson J.J. Abraham, R. Jayanthi and V. Govind
Department of Livestock Products Technology (Meat Science), Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai-7, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

A Survey has been conducted to document different disease conditions encountered in sheep and goats slaughtered at Coimbatore district corporation slaughter house. Routine postmortem examination of a carcass was carried out as soon as possible after the completion of dressing in order to detect any abnormalities. 143 sheep and goat carcasses were identified as infected with parasitic and pathological conditions during postmortem inspection. Incidence of cestodes 14.02%, Oestrus ovis 6.30%, bruises 2.44%, Lung lesion 5.89%, Liver lesion 0.41%. There was no significant difference (P>0.05) was noticed in parasitic and pathological conditions between male and female sheep but significant difference is there (P<0.05) in summer in Oestrus ovis. In summer 80 sheep and goat carcasses were identified as infected with parasitic and pathological conditions during postmortem inspection. Incidence of cestodes 17.00%, amphistomes 8.91%, Oestrus ovis 3.24%, bruises 2.04%, cysts 2.04% in sheep and goat carcasses. The pathological conditions observed in this are local lesions only not pertaining to a specific disease.


Keywords: Sheep and goat, Coimbatore, Cestodes.
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Dhishonin, S.M., R. Narendra Babu, R. Ramani, K. Porteen, V. Appa Rao, Robinson J.J. Abraham, R. Jayanthi and Govind, V. 2017. A Survey of Disease Conditions in Sheep and Goats Slaughtered at Coimbatore District Slaughter House, Tamil Nadu, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(10): 3692-3699. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.610.433