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JSS2: AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE - 2ND TERM

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Common fungal diseases in farm animals include;

i) Ringworm (Dermatomycosis) 

Animal Symptoms Transmission Prevention and control 
All the farm animals e.g. cattle, sheep, goat, pigs. Skin irritation, loss of appetite and ring patches on the skin Through direct contact, use of infected utensils and disinfected pen. Treat the water through and apply sulphur mixture with iodine ointment 

ii) Aspergillosis 

Animal Symptoms Transmission Prevention and control 
Respiratory system of poultry, pigs and cattle. Skin irritation, loss of weight, general weakness and respiratory disorder. Through the use of contaminated incubators and contaminated feed. Moulding feed should be avoided, good sanitation and regular disinfection of equipment. 

iii) Candidiasis 

Animal Symptoms Transmission Prevention and control 
Poultry Itching animals Through contact with infected animals By the use of fungicides. 

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