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The impact of surra on camel husbandry: a pilot study in Laikipia District of Kenya

The impact of surra on camel husbandry: a pilot study in Laikipia District of Kenya

Journal of Camel Practice and Research 9(2): 139-144

In the present study, camel trypanosomiasis was investigated to determine its impact on the productivity of various camel breeds. Data was collected on herd production parameters and some health variables for a period of 24 months from July 1997 to July 1999. Four herds (2 male and 2 female) consisting of Somali, Turkana and Pakistan breeds and Pakistan-Somali crossbred camels were monitored in Laikipia district.

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