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Short Article - Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Allied Science (2019) Volume 3, Issue 2

Prevalence of Mastitis in Camel, Cattle and Goats at Benadir Region in Somalia

 Mastitis is one of the major problems that lead economic inefficiency in dairy farm. It is categorized into clinical and subclinical mastitis and has multiple causes that are both infectious and non-infectious. Mastitis is one of the major problems and the top list of complaints from dairy farmers in Banadir region and this is ascribed as result of the inexperience of dairy farmers in Somalia who ventured camel dairy farms, cattle dairy and goat in the vicinity of the capital city of Somalia. Therefore, this study was launched to assess the prevalence of mastitis in Bandir region as well as identify the risk factors that are associated with mastitis occurrence. It was also surveyed the knowledge, practices and attitudes of farmers towards mastitis.

Author(s): Abdirahman Bare Dubad, Mohamed Shiekh Mahmud and Hasan Mohamed Hasan

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