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Prevalence of Hydatidosis in Buffalloes

Author Affiliations

  • 1M.K. Overseas Pvt. Ltd, Derabassi, Punjab, INDIA
  • 2M.K. Overseas Pvt. Ltd, Derabassi, Punjab, INDIA
  • 3M.K. Overseas Pvt. Ltd, Derabassi, Punjab, INDIA
  • 4M.K. Overseas Pvt. Ltd, Derabassi, Punjab, INDIA

Res. J. Animal, Veterinary and Fishery Sci., Volume 1, Issue (9), Pages 23-25, October,24 (2013)


The present study taken from the private abattoir M.K. Overseas Pvt. Ltd, Derabassi (Punjab) ,company related to export of buffalo meat and meat byproducts from December 2011 to November 2012.The annual prevalence of hydatidosis in buffaloes was 11.2%. In this research ,post mortem examination of 9000 animals are conducted in abattoir, the infected animals are diagnosed when the liver is infected ,it may be enlarged and fluctuating cyst may be determined by percussion may also lead to detection of cyst. Out of 9000 animals inspected 623 animals found for lung condemnation and 437 animals found for liver. The prevalence for lung condemnations 6.9% and liver condemnations was 4.86%.


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