A comparison study of common concerns and diseases of the small ruminant producer

  • J. Roberson Lincoln Memorial University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Harrogate, TN 37752
  • T. Mittleider Lincoln Memorial University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Harrogate, TN 37752
  • N. Cameron-Blake Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine, Basseterre, St. Kitts, West Indies
  • P. Gibbons Lincoln Memorial University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Harrogate, TN 37752
  • B. Cappiello Lincoln Memorial University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Harrogate, TN 37752
  • T. Wilson Lincoln Memorial University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Harrogate, TN 37752
  • R. Larson Lincoln Memorial University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Harrogate, TN 37752
  • K. Dubois Lincoln Memorial University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Harrogate, TN 37752
Keywords: management practice, geographic location, economy, small ruminant producers, St. Kitts, Appalachia

Abstract

Limited research has been published on the common concerns of small ruminant producers and their management practices. The problems affecting producers may differ depending on geographic location, economy and culture. The purpose of this study was to identify and compare the most important concerns and diseases among the small ruminant producers of St. Kitts and the Appalachia.

Published
2020-09-24
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Research Summaries

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