Bovine Tuberculosis (bTB)

  • It is also an important bacterial disease of cattle and buffalo.
  • The disease develops over a number of years and results in weakness, coughing and weight loss.
  • Also  leads  to  anorexia,  emaciation,  difficulty  in  breathing,  enlargement  of  lymph  nodes  and diarrhoea.
  • The disease is transmissible to human also.



  • Bovine Tuberculosis is also not curable.
  • Positive animals should be culled from farm as it may infect other healthy animals.
  • Purchase new animals only after testing them.
  • Induct only negative animals to your farm.
  • Carry out regular testing of your animals.
  • Consult a veterinarian to test your animals for bTB.


                                   Purchase only negative animals to avoid TB .