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Survey on camel husbandry in Qassim region, Saudi Arabia: herding strategies, productivity and mortality



Survey on camel husbandry in Qassim region, Saudi Arabia: herding strategies, productivity and mortality



Revue d' Elevage et de Medecine Veterinaire des Pays Tropicaux 53(3): 293-298



A small survey was carried out on 38 camel herds in Qassim region of Saudi Arabia to study production and reproduction parameters, herding strategies, offtake and constraints to camel production during September to November 1999. The study also recorded the rate of mortality and causes of mortality in the surveyed herds over one year. Four distinct herding strategies were discovered.

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