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  • Adding values to livestock diversity. Marketing to promote local breeds and improve livelihoods

    Adding values to livestock diversity. Marketing to promote local breeds and improve livelihoods

    FAO Animal Production and Health Papers # 168Many local livestock breeds and minor species are in decline and may be lost because they cannot compete with high-yielding exotic breeds. Conserving these breeds is important: many have unique traits, such as hardiness and disease resistance, that are vital for future livestock production. One way to help ensure their survival may be to sell products from these breeds to high-value, speciali

  • Animal Genetic Resources Information. Bulletin d'information sur les ressources génétiques animales. Boletín de información sobre recursos genéticos a

    Animal Genetic Resources Information. Bulletin d'information sur les ressources génétiques animales. Boletín de información sobre recursos genéticos a

    Animal Genetic Resouces Information # 45To contribute to the International Year of Natural Fibres, AGRI is publishing this special issue on animal-fibre products. The range of fibre-providing animal species extends from rabbits to old- and new-world camelids, goats and sheep. - En tant que contribution à l' "Année internationale des fibres naturelles", AGRI publie ce numéro spécial sur les fibres d'origine animale. L'éventail des espèce

  • Sheep and goats for diverse products and profits

    Sheep and goats for diverse products and profits

    Small ruminants, such as sheep and goats, fit well into smallholder farming systems: cheap to buy and maintain, easy to work with and to market, they are widely distributed throughout the world, but policy-makers and administrators tend to overlook their contributions to the economy and rural and peri-urban livelihoods. [NOTE: The main target audience for the FAO Diversification booklets are people and organizations that provide advisory, ...

  • Worm control in sheep ( US$ 14.00 for 10 Copies )

    Worm control in sheep ( US$ 14.00 for 10 Copies )

    This 8-page fold-out leaflet, practical for use in the field and easy to read, covers the subject of controlling worm in sheep. It gives some background to the subject, outlines processes and provides tips, tables and explanatory line drawings.

  • Wild sheep and goats and their relatives : status survey and conservation action plan for Caprinae

    Wild sheep and goats and their relatives : status survey and conservation action plan for Caprinae

    Wild caprinae, including sheep and goats, are an extremely valuable group of mammals. While most live in mountains, some inhabit desert grasslands, tropical forests or even arctic tundra. They range in size from the 30kg goral to the 350kg musk ox and display a variety of horn shapes and sizes as well as coat and body coloration. They are highly prized by hunters on account of their horns and their coats. Today, despite their important domestic ...

  • Sheep and goat breeding - vol 12 (En)

    Sheep and goat breeding - vol 12 (En)

    Series: Better Farming SeriesInitially published by arrangement with INADES, Institut africain pour le développement économique et social, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, the Better Farming Series booklets are designed as handbooks for intermediate-level agricultural education and training courses. They may be purchased as a set (45 booklets) or singly.