IMPACT OF CLINICAL MASTITIS IN DAIRY FARMING AT KESHABPUR UPAZILLA IN JESSORE IN BANGLADESH
AbstractThe study was conducted at upazilla veterinary hospital, Keshabpur, Jessore during the period of March 2013 to August 2013 to estimate the impact of clinical mastitis in dairy cows. Clinical mastitis was diagnosed on the basis of clinical signs and strip cup test (SCT). A total of 432 cases of dairy animals were recorded among them 65 cases were mastitis. The overall prevalence of mastitis was 15.05%. The prevalence of mastitis was 12.04% and 3.01% in cows and does respectively. In doe, the prevalence was 7.14% in Jamunapari goat and 4.46% in Black Bengal goat. Reproductive stages enhanced the prevalence of mastitis. The prevalence of mastitis was also significantly affected by floor conditions where 10.42% in cows and 8.04% in does in the farms with brick-block floor and 6.51% in cows and 3.57% in does with soil floor. The efficacy of Ceftriaxone and amoxicillin was better than gentamicin and streptomycin. Hygienic condition showed lower prevalence of mastitis 1.63% and 1.79% in cow and does respectively than the unhygienic farm.