António Monteiro

Polytechnic Institute of Viseu

António Monteiro, Ph.D., is Coordinator Professor of Animal Science in the Agrarian School at the Polytechnic Institute of Viseu and a researcher in the CERNAS – Research Centre for Natural Resources, Environment and Society, Portugal. He received his Ph.D. in Agricultural Science–Animal Science from the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Portugal. He has published several peer-reviewed papers and has led a wide variety of research projects dealing with agricultural science and technologies. He held several management positions at the Agrarian School of Viseu prior to being appointed its president in 2016.

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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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