Prevalence of duck diseases at Sylhet district of Bangladesh

M Noor*, DMM Rajib, NS Lucky and MM Rahman
Journal of the Sylhet Agricultural University, Volume 6, Issue 1 and 2, 2019, Pages 27-31

Abstract:

The study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of duck diseases in Sylhet region of Bangladesh. Total 2235 ducks were examined during 2 years (June i2016- May 2018). Among infectious diseases, highest prevalent was Mycoplasma Colibacillosis Complex (MC Complex) (17.72%) followed by Duck plague/duck virus enteritis (15.48%), Salmonellosis (13.83%), Tape worm infestation (11.90%), Tracheal fluke (5.77%), Mycotoxicosis (5.46%), Duck cholera (3.80%), Duck virus hepatitis (3.62%) and Coccidiosis (2.51%). Nutritional deficiency diseases encounter 19.91% prevalence. According to the age, highest prevalence was recorded in the age group of > 16 weeks old (52.13%) followed by 8-16 weeks (25.06%) and 0-8 weeks old age group (22.82%) of duck. The distribution and proportionate occurrence of diseases in duck of Sylhet indicated that, the diseases frequently occurred in winter season (67.11%) followed by rainy (17.45%) and summer season (15.12%).

Keywords:

Disease prevalence, Duck, Bangladesh.


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M Noor*, DMM Rajib, NS Lucky and MM Rahman. 2019. Prevalence of duck diseases at Sylhet district of Bangladesh, Journal of the Sylhet Agricultural University 6(1 and 2): 27-31.