Farm Animal Disease Control: Nutritional Disease

Agricultural Science JSS 2 Second Term


Farm Animal Disease Control: Nutritional Disease

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to

1. Define nutritional disease.

2. State two symptoms of nutritional disease.

3. List how nutritional disease can be controlled.


Nutritional disease are diseases that are caused by lack of adequate nutrients in the rations of farm animals. Example of nutritional disease is bloat.

1. Bloat: This is a nutritional disease resulting in the accumulation of gas e.g methene and foam in the rumen of ruminant and their inability to belch and release the gas. Bloat is caused by feeding on immature green pasture and leguminous.... View More

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