Camel workhorse of the desert
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CTA. 1989. Camel workhorse of the desert. Spore 21. CTA, Wageningen, The Netherlands.
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Rathore G S. 1986 Camels and their Management 225pp illustrated. Indian Rs. 38.0 Available from: Indian Council of Agricultural Research Bhavar- New Delhi 110012 - INDIA
There are some 12 million camels in 49 countries and they are used for transport, as draught animals and to draw water. In 'Camels and their management' the author G S Ralthore says that one camel can do the work of two oxen and survive on less food than one horse - food moreover that a horse would not favour, including thorny and salty desert shrubs'The book is the first on the subject to be written by an Indian author and is based on his 45 years of practical experience with camels. It covers all aspects of camel husbandry including anatomy physioiogy, breeds and breeding, nutrition, and diseases and their treatment The author's enthusiasm for this versatile animal is obvious and his wide knowledge and simple, practical advice will be useful to camelkeepers veterinarians and students of animal husbandry. Rathore G S. 1986 Camels and their Management 225pp illustrated. Indian Rs. 38.0 Available from: Indian Council of Agricultural Research Bhavar- New Delhi 110012 - INDIA