Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume


The Husbandry, Economic and Health Aspects

Edited by Muhammad Abubakar

National Veterinary Laboratory

It is very essential to understand the recent advances in ruminant science to recognize and control diseases and disorders in these animals. Our book, Ruminants - The Husbandry, Economic and Health Aspects, provides a concise introductory chapter and details about the main aspects of ruminants' science and production. This is the first edition of the book, so it covers the introductory level of topics, which are written specifically for veterinary students, classroom use, and practitioners who require more knowledge of dairy animal health and production. The book covers an introductory chapter and sections on husbandry and economics as well as animal health. Each book section comprises chapters from renowned experts from the area and gives readers a unique opportunity to explore the topic.

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RuminantsThe Husbandry, Economic and Health AspectsEdited by Muhammad Abubakar

Published: April 25th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.68639

ISBN: 978-1-78923-049-9

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-048-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-336-9

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

4860 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

2 Web of Science Citations

10 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Ruminants—The Husbandry, Economic, and Health Aspects

By Muhammad Abubakar, Abdullah Iqbal, Abdul Kabir and Shumaila Manzoor


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2. Silage for Climate Resilient Small Ruminant Production

By Artabandhu Sahoo


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3. Effect of Bioregion on the Size and Production Efficiency of Bonsmara Cattle in Semi-Arid Parts of Southern Africa

By Edward C. Webb, Pieter C. Visagie and Japie van der Westhuizen


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4. Twin Calving and Its Connection to Other Economically Important Traits in Dairy Cattle

By András Gáspárdy, James Sheridan, Melinda Ari and László Gulyás


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5. Dairy Cows Health Risk: Mycotoxins

By Violeta-Elena Simion


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6. The Use of Serum Proteins in the Laboratory Diagnosis of Health Disorders in Ruminants

By Csilla Tóthová, Xénia Mihajlovičová and Oskar Nagy


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