Observations on the Clinical Examination of the Camel (Camelus dromedarius) in the Field

  title={Observations on the Clinical Examination of the Camel (Camelus dromedarius) in the Field},
  author={Mulugeta Mihrete Tefera},
  journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production},
  • M. Tefera
  • Published 1 July 2004
  • Medicine
  • Tropical Animal Health and Production
Camels usually inhabit remote areas, where diagnostic facilities and laboratories are very scarce. The species differences between the camel and other domestic animals necessitate some specific examination techniques. The objective of this study was to describe the clinical examination methods and sources of common errors that require special consideration in the camel. Young camels are examined in the standing position, while adults require restraint. Restraining procedures, both standing and… 
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