Camels نگهداری شتر

Problems and Opportunities

  • Priority problems for camels in Afghanistan include: diseases such as trypanosoma, rabies, camel pox, pasteurollosis, Brucellosis through milk contamination, and tuberculosis.
  • Priority Opportunities include vaccinations, and heat treatment of milk.
  • These draft priority problems are based on feedback from Afghan specialists and Rick Tucker.

Overview

Management of Camels

Diseases

  • Disease Prevention (Biosecurity)
    • Limiting Disease Spread Fact Sheet (SIU with UC Davis)
    • From the Illustrated Manual of Infectious Diseases of Livestock In Afghanistan (Fort Valley State University):
  • Common diseases affecting Camels
  • Common diseases camels and may spread to humans:
    • Tuberculosis B (caused by Mycobacterium bovis) Fact Sheet (OIE)
    • Brucellosis Fact Sheet (caused by Brucella abortus or B melitensis)
    • Contagious Ecthyma (also known as Orf) Fact Sheet (ISU)
    • Rabies Fact Sheet (DCA)
  • Other diseases:

Pasture and Fodder

  • Animals graze pastures in spring and summer, and are fed in the home compound during the lean feed periods of winter and early spring.
  • Challenges to Grazing Land Info Sheet (UC Davis and SIU)
  • Fodder
    • Crop Options Fact Sheet (UC Davis, SIU and U Georgia)
    • Tree Options Info Sheet (UC Davis from FAO)
    • Alfalfa Role and Establishment Report (1.9 MB) (FAF Developments)
    • Pasture/Forage Resources Profile Report (FAO)
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Provinces

Ghor

Ghazni

Faryab

Farah

Daikundy

Bamyan

Balkh

Baghlan

Badghis

Badakhshan

Zabul

Wardak

Uruzgan

Takhar

Sar-e-Pul

Samangan

Parwan

Panjshir

Paktya

Paktika

Nuristan

Nimroz

Nangarhar

Logar

Laghman

Kunduz

Kunar

Khost

Kapisa

Kandahar

Kabul

Jawzjan

Herat

Helmand