Assessment of Dairy Farmers' Hygienic Milking Practices and Awareness of Cattle and Milk-Borne Zoonoses in Jimma, Ethiopia

@inproceedings{Duguma2015AssessmentOD,
  title={Assessment of Dairy Farmers' Hygienic Milking Practices and Awareness of Cattle and Milk-Borne Zoonoses in Jimma, Ethiopia},
  author={Belay Duguma and Geert P. J. Janssens},
  year={2015}
}
This study was conducted to assess smallholder urban dairy farmers’ milking hygiene practices and awareness of cattle and milk-borne zoonoses in Jimma, Ethiopia. Data were collected from a total of 54 randomly selected dairy farmers using structured questionnaire. The results of the study showed that all respondents practiced hand milking, with twice (88.9%), thrice (7.4%) and once (3.7%) milking frequency per day. Most (93.6%) farmers were adhered to dairy hygiene practices. Majority (85.9… CONTINUE READING

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