Common disease of cattle & buffaloes, Biology


1.      Anthrax -

Its symptoms are high temp, painless & warmthless swellings on different body parts.

Bloody discharge from natural openings. Infected animals may die within 10-36 hrs.

Note :- Anthrax spores can be used in Bio-war.

2.      BLACK QURTER -

It is soil born infection, generally appears in monsoon season.

Common symptoms are rise in temp., painful & warm swellings on muscular regions, lameness & dry black skin on affected area. Animal dies within a few days.


It causes great reduction in milk yield.

Common symptoms are fever, retarted rumination, ulceration in mouth & in the cleft of hooves.


Common in rainy season.

Common symptoms are high fever, reddened mucous membranes, dribbling of saliva. Painful warm & hot swelling of throat, difficult breathing.

Death occur in within few hrs.

5.       MASTITIS -

It is causing painful inflamation of udder, fever & watery or blood tinged milk are other symptoms.


Its main symptoms are fever, ulceration in the mouth, thick discharge from the eyes & mouth, shooting diarrhoea with characteristic offensive smell.


Bacterial disease.

8.       TYMPANITIS -

Breathing becomes difficult due to pressure of bloated rumen against the lungs.

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