Disease/
disease causing agent
Local
(vernacular name)
Relative degree of importanceaccordingto respondents
1st                  2nd                 3rd
Index Percentage
(%)
Over all
rank
Infectious
Anthrax Taffia 15                9                    18 0.115 11.5 4
Black leg Wekie -                 14                   13 0.058 5.8 7
Pasteurelosis Mieta 25               12                   10 0.155 15.5 2
FMD Eichlam 27               14                   16 0.177 17.7 1
Parasitic
Ticks Kuridid 23               13                    10 0.149 14.9 3
Menges Ekeke 7                10                    14 0.078 7.8 6
Git-parasitism W/tesietagan 11               19                    10 0.115 11.5 5
Fasciolosis Effel 8                 7                    11 0.069 6.9 7
Fleas and lice KunciKumal
  • 12                       9
0.047 4.7 8
Miscellaneous
Reproductive problems - 2                      2 0.007 0.7 11
Bloat Nefihi -                 2                      3 0.009 0.9 10
Colic Kuritset -                 3                      4 0.014 1.4 9
Lamness Sinkale -                 1                       - 0.003 0.2 12
Index = sum of (3 for rank 1st + 2 for rank 2nd + 1 for rank 3rd ) given for a given diseases divided by the sum of (3 for rank 1st + 2 for rank 2nd + 1 for rank 3rd ) for overall diseases.
Table 4: Major disease of livestock in the study areas.