Introduction to Agriculture Animal Diseases and Parasites Animal Diseases and Parasites External and Internal Parasites The immune system Disease prevention programs Types of disease -bacterial diseases -viral diseases -antibiotics -vaccines
Animal Diseases and Parasites
-history of vaccinations and Anti-biotics
Disease activity results in changes in the tissues that are invaded.
OVERWORK they generally multiply and attach, destroying body tissues.
ACCESS TO STAGNANT WATER
POISONOUS PLANTSThe conditions could to make an animal become ill are:
Be alert for signs of disease and conditions which can cause stress and strain
provide clean, disinfected quarters, free from draft
provide adequate ventilation an plenty of sunlightGood management will do much to help animals resist disease:
provide proper drainage of holding areas, barns, freestalls, etc. - to help maintain the dries area possible
protect from excessive sun, wind, and rain, without over crowding
practice rigid sanitation and manure removal procedures
Adapted from Georgia AgEd
Billy Moss, Area Livestock Teacher. North Region Agricultural Education. Georgia,
Modified by Georgia Agricultural Education Curriculum Office