Increasing infectious diseases in livestock bird (Gallus gallus domesticus) with special reference to Helminthiasis

Author Name : Masuldar A. A.* and Talbhandare S. N.
Volume : II, Issue :XI,July - 2017
Published on : 2017-07-18 , By : IRJI Publication

Abstract :

India is a country with variety of Flora and Fauna. Livestock animals and birds are useful for various purposes like milk, meat, bones, and skin. Poor farmers rear these animals and birds as their income source. Certain reports given by various researchers are proved that Livestock animals and birds are getting affected by different infectious diseases such as bacterial diseases, viral and parasitic diseases. Helminthiasis is one of the endoparasitic diseases which has become a serious problem in animals and birds, which may be responsible for death in serious cases, and they can transfer from one host to another when they got favorable conditions which can be considered as an emerging problem for domestic birds and animals. Present study deals with the collection and isolation of helminth parasites from domestic chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) which is a domestic bird reared for meat and egg. The study was carried out in the period of June 2015 to May 2016. Prevalence of helminth p