Farm Animal Disease Control: Bacteria

Agricultural Science JSS 2 Second Term


Farm Animal Disease Control: Bacteria

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to

1. Define bacteria disease

2. State the animals infected.


Bacteria are tiny little organisms that are everywhere around us. We can't see them without the aid of a microscope because they are very tiny. They are in the air, on our skin, in our bodies and throughout nature. Examples of bacteria diseases in farm animals are anthrax, mastitis, brucellosis or contagious abortion, tuberculosis and gastroenteritis.

1. Anthrax:  This is an infectious, often fatal disease which attacks animals like cattle, sheep, goat and pig.

Causal organism:  Bacteria .... View More

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