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Sheep Farming

An Approach to Feed, Growth and Health

Edited by António Monteiro

Polytechnic Institute of Viseu

This book examines the branch of animal husbandry of sheep farming. It focuses on sheep feeding in regions with extensive sheep farming, such as the Sahel region in Africa and Serra da Estrela, Portugal, and describes the form and importance of using natural resources. Chapters cover such topics as sheep feeding and digestion, how to improve carcass yield, and how technologies can help diagnose and study respiratory pathologies in sheep.

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Sheep FarmingAn Approach to Feed, Growth and HealthEdited by António Monteiro

Published: January 14th 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.78842

ISBN: 978-1-78985-976-8

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-975-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-307-0

Copyright year: 2021

Books open for chapter submissions

1317 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

2 Dimensions Citations


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1. Sheep Digestive Physiology and Constituents of Feeds

By Samir Medjekal and Mouloud Ghadbane


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2. Sheep Grazing Management in the Mountain Region: Serra da Estrela, Portugal

By António Monteiro, José Costa, Fernando Esteves and Sérgio Santos


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3. Sheep Feeding in the Sahel Countries of Africa

By Hamidou Nantoumé


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4. Body Weight Gain and Carcass Yield Characteristics of Wollo Highland Sheep and Their F1 Crossbreeds

By Tadesse Amare Sisay, Gebeyehu Goshu Negia and Berhan Tamir Mersso


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5. Use of Computed Tomography and Thermography for the Diagnosis of Respiratory Disorders in Adult Sheep

By Luis Miguel Ferrer, Juan José Ramos, Enrique Castells, Héctor Ruíz, María Climent and Delia Lacasta


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