Mastitis, an ailment of dairy cattle

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  • October 21, 2021
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Mastitis, an ailment of dairy cattle

Part of: Prelims

In News: Utilising indigenous knowledge system shared by a farmer from Gujarat, a poly-herbal and cost-effective medicine has been developed to treat Mastitis, an infectious disease of dairy cattle.

  • Mastitis is a common infectious disease, which affects farm productivity due to fall in milk quality, thus impacting income-generating activities. 
  • Treatment of infected animals with antibiotics poses a public health hazard. 
  • This medicine has reduced the use of antibiotics and helped in the cost-effective management of the disease.

News Source: PIB

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