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Goats (Capra)

From Ancient to Modern

Edited by Sándor Kukovics

Hungarian Sheep and Goat Dairying Public Utility Association

Research and development in animal husbandry and products manufacturing are ongoing, and the results should be summarized from time to time and made available to the reader in order to increase their knowledge.The present publication seeks to present the results related to the goat species. The first part of the volume contains the cultural history of the goat as well as chapters on the breeds kept and bred in Spain, USA, and Nepal. The second part covers the chapters dealing with Cashmere and Pashmina wool. In the third part of the volume, you can read about the differences between the different goat cheeses. The first chapter of the fourth part compares the drugs that can be used in the treatment of goat diseases, while the second chapter describes the parasites of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT).

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Goats (Capra)From Ancient to ModernEdited by Sándor Kukovics

Published: July 15th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.73776

ISBN: 978-1-83881-053-5

Print ISBN: 978-1-83881-049-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-054-2

Copyright year: 2020

Books open for chapter submissions

6339 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

4 Dimensions Citations


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1. Goats in the Ancient Near East and Their Relationship with the Mythology, Fairytale and Folklore of These Cultures

By Merida Roets


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2. The Goat Sector in Spain: Situation, Local Breeds, and Production Systems

By Ana Guerrero, José Alfonso Abecia and Carlos Sañudo


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3. Local Goat Breeds in the United States

By D. Phillip Sponenberg


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4. Breeds and Breeding System of Indigenous and Crossbred Goats in Nepal

By Nirajan Bhattarai, Neena Amatya Gorkhali, Manaraj Kolakshyapati and Saroj Sapkota


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5. New Look on an Ancient Fiber of Cashmere

By Seyed Abbas Rafat


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6. Pashmina Goat Farming in Cold Arid Desert of Changthang and Its Impact on Economy of Changpa Nomads of This Region

By Akeel Bashir Beigh and Samina Bashir


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7. Goat Cheese Quality in North Macedonia

By Erhan Sulejmani


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8. Unique Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Parameters of Antimicrobials in Goats

By Saganuwan Alhaji Saganuwan


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9. Goat Immunity to Helminthes

By Mohammad Mazhar Ayaz, Ahsan Sattar Sheikh, Mubashar Aziz and Muhammad Mudasser Nazir


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