Learn Animal Disease with Braimy -B.Sc. Agriculture
About Lesson
  • Sin disease of cattle
  • Caused by Trichophyton verrucosum ; a spore forming fungi
  • Direct contact is most common way of spread of disease

a) Symptoms:

  • Grey-white areas on skin with ash like surface
  • Circular in outline and slightly raised
  • Lesions found around eyes, on ears, on back, chest and legs

Ringworm - MSD Animal Health Republic of Ireland

b) Treatment and prevention:

  • Application of medication directly on lesions
  • Scrapping or brushing the crusts
  • Clean and disinfect the environment
  • Vaccination
  • Increased exposure to sunlight
  • Reducing stocking density
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