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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 8, Issue:4, April, 2019

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(4): 2758-2761

Ethno-Veterinary Practices Adaptation for Management of Poultry Diseases in Erode District
S. Vinothraj1*, P. Alagesan2 and M. Siva2
1Animal Science
2Home Science, ICAR-Krishi Vigyan Kendra (Myrada), Erode District, TamilNadu-638453, India
*Corresponding author

A study was conducted to assess the ethno veterinary practices adopted by rural chicken farmers for management of important diseases in native chickens was conducted in eight villages involving 320 backyard poultry farmers in T.N. Palayam, Gobi and Anthiyur block of Erode district, Tamil Nadu. The results indicated that majority of the rural chicken farmers used ethno-veterinary Herbs like Pepper, Black mustard, Kilanelli, Seeragam, Venkayam,Manjal, Vasambu, Kasakasa and Vembu for the management of chickens suffering from ND, Fowl pox, Ectoparasite infestation, Fever, Enteritis and wound. It was concluded that ethno- veterinary practices have been found to be widely used by rural chicken farmers in Erode district of Tamil Nadu.

Keywords: New Castle disease, Ethno-Veterinary Herbs and Backyard chicken

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Vinothraj, S., P. Alagesan and Siva, M. 2019. Ethno-Veterinary Practices Adaptation for Management of Poultry Diseases in Erode District.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(4): 2758-2761. doi:
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