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Edification, Characteristics, Public Contributions of Livestock Rearer's and Awareness of Tsetse Fly in Bajoga, Gombe State

Authors: Gurama H M, Zakari I A, Lukman A A, Ali H M, Nusaiba B S, Kassim M A, Sadiq A A

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Abstract: This work is aim to assess the edification, characteristics, public contributions and awareness of tsetse fly and animal trypanosomiasis in Bajoga, Gombe state. Method: A physical questionnaire was used in Bajoga, Funakaye LGA, Gombe State to assess the contribution and level of awareness, view and skill of livestock rearers about Tsetse fly. Results: 86.7% of the respondents were male, merely 14.3% were female. 90.4% had sufficient awareness about Tsetse fly, however, 80.0% gave a native name to it and 100%n understand the consequences of Tsetse fly to their livestock. Livestock rearers, 84.3) reported Tsetse flies communicate disease to livestock, (TD) (90.0%) know where their livestock make acquaintance with the tsetse flies and, 90.4% of the respondents believed that, tsetse fly bite caurse irritation to the massive crowd and 25.3% knows tsetse fly in the area, 27% believed that bite cause interruption at time of grazing activities (GA). 30.1% knows the tsetse fly transmit disease (TM) tremendously. In this fig. only 9.6% don’t know the transmitting disease (DKTMD) and interruption in the time of grazing activities (GA) and most of the respondents are named tsetse by its local names, 48.2%, 13.3%, 1.2% and 6.0% respectively. Only 9.6% know trapanosomiasis and 15.7% do not kno (DNK). 60.2% believed that livestock get contact with tsetse fly, 22.9% respondents knows livestock get contact with tsetse fly in riverine area (RA) and 30.1% do not know (DNK). The believe of respondents could be associated to the fact, cattle rearers take their livestock for grazing (A) and watering(W) in tsetse fly ecology in dry season in that is only the point where their livestock can get grasses and water. Results obtained from this stdied will be used in medical,edification and awareness preparation of increase material in trypanosomosis anticipation.

Keywords: Edification, Tsetse Fly, Trypanosomiasis Tolerant, Gombe, Funakaye, Bajoga


Paper Id: 877

Published On: 2021-03-22

Published In: Volume 9, Issue 2, March-April 2021

Cite This: Edification, Characteristics, Public Contributions of Livestock Rearer's and Awareness of Tsetse Fly in Bajoga, Gombe State - Gurama H M, Zakari I A, Lukman A A, Ali H M, Nusaiba B S, Kassim M A, Sadiq A A - IJIRMPS Volume 9, Issue 2, March-April 2021.

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