Donkey Farming

by Vataliya, Pravin H

ISBN: 9789354618765
View Ebook
Imprint : Associated Publishing Company
Year : 2024
Price : Rs. 3395.00
Biblio : viii+96p., tabls., figs., col., ind 25 cm

Author Profile

The present book consists of nine chapters, well arranged in coherent manner. These chapters deal with various disciplines of donkey farming viz. Introduction to donkey farming, classification/taxonomy, major uses of donkey, reproduction, feeds and feeding, production systems, preventive health care, useful products and world wide market niche of donkey milk farms. Related terminology is given at the end for ready reference. This book is specially developed for the donkey farmers, donkey farm managers, field veterinary technocrats and others interested in draught animal farming.

About The Book

Dr. Pravin H Vataliya has obtained Masters of Veterinary Science degree in Animal Genetics & Breeding in 1987 from the College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Gujarat Agricultural University, Anand. He obtained Doctorate in Animal Genetics & Breeding from Gujarat Agricultural University in 1994 from Sardar Krushinagar. He has served as Head of the Department of Animal Genetics & Breeding at Veterinary Colleges, Anand and Junagadh. He has also served as Research Scientist & Head, Poultry Complex, Anand and Cattle Breeding Farm, Junagadh and as In charge, Principal & Dean, Veterinary College, JAU, Junagadh. He was bestowed with “Best Teacher Award” in Veterinary Science Faculty at Junagadh Agricultural University for the year 2011-12. He was deputed to Kamdhenu University and assumed the Charge of Dean Faculty of Veterinary Science at Kamdhenu University in November 2014. He was selected as Director of Extension Education at Kamdhenu University, Gandhinagar from 25th March, 2015. Dr. Vataliya has several publications including 96 International & National publications, Eight Booklets, Two book chapters and 25 Popular articles and has delivered talks at several national seminars and symposia, trainings and workshops. He has also organized 12 national and state level seminars, workshops and several trainings for scientists and farmers.

Table of Contents

Message v Preface vii 1. Introduction to Donkey Farming 1 2. Classification/Taxonomy 11 3. Major Uses of Donkey 29 4. Reproduction 33 5. Feeds and Feeding 39 6. Production Systems 47 7. Preventive Health Care 53 8. Useful Products 61 9. Worldwide Market Niche of Donkey Milk Farms 73 Glossary 79 References 85 Index 93