4.ETHNOVETERINARY HEALTHCARE PRACTICES IN MARIHAN SUB-DIVISION OF DISTRICT MIRZAPUR,UTTAR PRADESH, INDIA BY 1PRASANT KUMAR SINGH, 2SHIVAM SINGH, 3VINOD KUMAR AND 3ALOK KRISHNA
The Marihan subdivision of district Mirzapur is dominated by several tribal groups. These people
have their own ethnoveterinary treatment systems of diseases both for human as well as for their
livestock. The common cattle diseases of the area are foot & mouth disease, anthrax, pneumonia,
ectoparasites, helminthiasis, constipation, diarrhea/ dysentery, mastitis etc. The different cattle
diseases are listed along with their treatment system.
KEY WORDS: Marihan sub-division, ethno-veterinary treatment, livestock