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Geerlings, Ellen. 2001. Sheep husbandry and ethnoveterinary knowledge of Raika sheep pastoralists in Rajasthan, India. MSc thesis, Wageningen University, Netherlands. 114 pp.
This thesis describes the sheep husbandry and healthcare system of the Raikas in south-central Rajasthan. Aspects such as sheep breed diversity, fodder availability, disease prevalence and gender labor division are discussed. Special attention has been paid to traditional and conventional interventions and actors in sheep healthcare. Ethnoveterinary knowledge and practices are described as well as weak and strong points of both conventional and traditional institutions and actors.
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- Cover 1227 kb (caution: large file)
- Title, abstract, contents 194 kb
- Background and motivation for the study 198 kb
- Background information on research subjects 198 kb
- Background information on study area 235 kb
- Research methodology 175 kb
- Results and discussion (part 1) 795 kb
- Results and discussion (part 2) 725 kb
- Conclusion 166 kb
- Summary and bibliography 650 kb
- Appendices 113 kb
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