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KENYA CERTIFICATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION

FORM III-AGRICULTURE SYLLABUS

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26.0.0 LIVESTOCK HEALTH III (DISEASES) (20 LESSONS)

26.1.0 Specific Objectives

26.2.1  Protozoan diseases

  • East coast fever

  • Anaplasmosis

  • Coccidiosis

  • Trypanosomiasis (Nagana)

26.2.2 Bacterial diseases

  • Fowl typhoid

  • Foot rot

  • Contagious abortion (Brucellosis)

  • Scours

  • Black-quarter

  • Mastitis

  • Anthrax

  • Pneumonia

26.2.3  Viral diseases

  • Rinderpest

  • Foot and mouth

  • Newcastle

  • Fowl pox

  • Gumboro

  • African Swine fever

26.2.4 Nutritional diseases

  • Milk fever

  • Bloat

The above diseases should be studied under the following:

  • Animal species attacked

  • Cause/causal organism/agent and or vector

  • Predisposing factors (where applicable)

  • Incubation period (where applicable)

  • Signs and symptoms of disease

  • Simple control measures of the diseases

Note

- Learners to exercise care and use appropriate livestock handling practices

- Exercise care not to pollute the environment with chemicals