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Title: Animal healthcare practices by livestock owners at Pushkar animal fair, Rajasthan
Authors: Galav, Praveen
Jain, Anita
Katewa, SS
Nag, Ambika
Keywords: Pushkar animal fair;Traditional knowledge;Ethnoveterinary practices;Rajasthan
Issue Date: Jul-2010
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int. Cl.8: A61K36/00, A01G1/04, A01G1/06, A01G1/16, A01G19/00, A01G21/00
Abstract: Pushkar animal fair is organized every year near Ajmer, Rajasthan in the month of Kartik (October or November). The fair attracts people not only from India but also from all over the world as a tourist destination. This is one of the largest animal fair, where livestock owners of Rajasthan bring their animals to sell and purchase animals. During the festival, interviews with knowledgeable livestock owners were conducted to document the use of herbs for the treatment of ailments of animals. The study revealed 43 plant species of ethnoveterinary medicinal uses which are used to treat 30 diseases of animals.
Page(s): 581-584
ISSN: 0975-1068 (Online); 0972-5938 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJTK Vol.09(3) [July 2010]

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