Research Article
Volume 5 Issue 11 - 2020
Prevalence of Poultry (Gallus domesticus) Diseases in Southern Somalia
Abdiaziz Idiris Mohamud1, Pravin Mishra2*, Vivek Kumar Yadav2 and Yonis Abukar Mohamed3
1Department of Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
2Faculty of Veterinary Science, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
3Department of Pathology and Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Science, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University, Dinajpur, Bangladesh
*Corresponding Author: Pravin Mishra, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
Received: September 21, 2020; Published: October 22, 2020


A retrospective study was designed to investigate the prevalence of poultry diseases in southern Somalia (Mogadishu, Baidoa and Kismayo Cities) from January 2018 to August 2020. A total of 4042 diseased cases were recorded, among them the prevalence of viral diseases was noticed higher in all three Cities (Mogadishu City: 37.36%, Baidoa City: 39.53% and Kismayo City: 46%) followed by bacterial disease, parasitic disease and non-infectious disease (Mogadishu City: 30.64%, 17.25%, 14.42%, Baidoa City: 32.11%, 14.84%, 12.19% and Kismayo City: 30.39%, 14.93%, 10.28% respectively). As far we know, no such report was published yet so we conduct this study which may help in developing control strategies against poultry diseases and formulating the policy at government level in future.

Keywords: Bacterial Infection; Parasitic Infection; Poultry Disease; Somalia; Viral Infection


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