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Productivity and economy of camel breeding in Tunisia

, : Productivity and economy of camel breeding in Tunisia. Proceedings of the First International Camel Conference, Dubai, 2nd 6th February 1992: 209-212

A survey was carried out on 30 dromedary herds. The calving rate was about 40%, age at 1st calving was 5.25 yr and mortality between birth and 1 yr was 17%. Most calves were sold for meat consumption before 1 yr of age and only 9% of remained in the herds.

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