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Health Conditions of the Industrial Animal Husbandries in Sari During 2000-2001

Author(s): Mohammad Ali Ghajar Kohestani

Journal: Journal of Research in Health Sciences
ISSN 1682-2765

Volume: 3;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 20;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: Animal | Domestic | Health Status | Livestock

Background: In the history there are long backgrounds to coexistence of human and domesticated animal. Counter effect of more than 150 common diseases threat the human and domesticated health. Due to climate condition of Mazandaran, in the North of Iran, the objective of the present study is to evaluate health conditions of the industrial animal husbandries (IAH) during 2000-2001. Methods: This descriptive survey was performed on 84 IAH is Sari city, Iran. Different variables such as place, distance from residential region, workshop dimensions, and number of domesticated animal were observed. In total, 67 units of IAH situated (79.7%) in mountainside, 17 units (20.2%) in the plain. Results: The distance from residential region were in 54 units (64.3%) less than 1000 meters and in 30 units (35.7%) more of 1000 meter. The average domesticated animal in IAB was 32 heads, that 29 heads in mountainside and 42 heads in the plain (Max. 220 heads and Min 6 heads). The accumulation ratio for an animal (5-6 m2) is not suitable for 65% or the animals. There is a significant between mountainside (61.6%) and plain (41%) (P < 0.01). Mostly, there was no isolation between ill and healthy animals (82% mountain, plain 47%). There was a significant relevance between non observance of evacuation of waste antiseptic zone and health services in the two regions (P < 0.05). There was a significant relevance in antiseptic of food container between the two groups (P < 0.01). Keeping of container and carrying of milk in a good condition was in 26.1 % of the IAH. Conclusion: Due to the obtained results for improving of health condition in IAH places it is suggested a good cooperation between the health and agricultural ministries is essential.
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