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Title: Inventory of traditional ethno-veterinary practices followed by goat keepers in Uttarakhand
Authors: Khadda, BS
Singh, Brijesh
Singh, DV
Singh, JL
Singh, SK
Singh, CB
Singh, Dheeraj
Keywords: Diseases;Goat;Healthcare practices;Ethno-veterinary;Treatment
Issue Date: Jan-2018
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC Code: Int. Cl.8: A61K 36/00, A61K, A61D
Abstract: A bench mark survey was conducted to collect the information on common diseases inflicting losses to the goats along with the use of local plants, plants parts and other traditional healthcare practices followed by the goat keepers of Uttarakhand. The results of the study revealed that diarrhoea, pneumonia, gastrointestinal helminthiasis, external parasites, retention of placenta and plant poisoning were very common problems and most of the goat keepers used the traditional medicines to treat these diseases/ ailments. Different plant species and their parts, viz. roots, leaves, bark powder, seeds and oils are used for treatment of these ailments.
Page(s): 155-161
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.17(1) [January 2018]

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