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One Humped Camel in Eastern Africa
(A Pictorial Guide to Diseases, Health Care and Management
by: M. Dioli & H.J. Schwartz
This book presents detailed information on the camel (dromedary) in Eastern Africa. Distribution, adaptation to arid environments, feeding behavior and nutrional physiology, products, performances, economic importance, productivity, traditional and modern management practices, diseases, health care and post-mortem procedures are treated with special reference to Eastern Africa. Hundreds of color photos throughout the book. Lots of color photos. 282 pgs.
Published in Germany.
c.1992, H/C...$125.00

Pictorial Guide to Traditional Management, Husbandry & Diseases of the One-Humped Camel (CD-ROM)
by: Dioli, Maurizio
The only photographic guide available illustrating with 1000 captioned pictures, in 14 chapters, veterinary, husbandry and biology topics of the one-humped camel, all on a CD-ROM in PDF format. Chapters: The One-humped Camel - Importance & Uses (93 pics); Breeds - Common African, Middle East & Asian Breeds (59 pics); Conformation - Body & Udder Conformation Faults, Congenital Malformations (65 pics); Reproduction, Sexual Behavior, Parturition & Associated Problems (70 pics); Traditional Management - Traditional Husbandry Practices (67 pics); Traditional Management - Restraining Techniques (47 pics); Traditional Management - Milking Husbandry Practices, Fostering & Weaning Techniques (88 pics); Traditional Management - Therapeutical Practices: Branding, Open Castrations Various Treatments (79 pics); Diseases - Common Serious Pathologies - Camel Pox, Contagious Ecthyma, Trypanosomosis, Mange, Haemorrhagic Disease, Diseases of Respiratory System (75 pics); Diseases - Common Milk Pathologies - Lymphadenltis, Gastrointestinal Parasites, External Parasites, Mastitis (74 pics); Diseases - Wounds & Mild Skin Pathologies (81 pics); Diseases - Occassional Pathologies - Hernia, Wry Neck, Neonatal Septic Arthritis, Swollen Throat Syndrome, Overgrown Foot/Sole/Nails, Paralysis, Leech Infestations, Plant Poisoning, Rectal Prolapse, Urolithiasis, Forein Bodies (84 pics); Slaughter & Post Mortem (79 pics); Age Determination (40 pics).
Out-of-Stock. Currently going thru a revision. Should be available in late 2013.

Report of the Committee on Internal Improvements, on the Use of Camels on the Plains
Report of the California Senate Committee on the use of camels dated May 30, 1855. 12 pages
c. 1855, Reprinted 2011, S/C...$14.75

Ruminant Surgery: A Textbook of the Surgical Diseases of Cattle, Buffaloes, Camels, Sheep & Goats
by: Tyagi, RpS & Sinh, Jit

CBS Veterinary Science Text. Contents: Historical Perspectives; General surgical considerations & fluid therapy; Antimicrobial therapy; wound healing & tissue repair; suture material; anaesthesia; the integumentary system; the abdominal wall & peritoneum; the digestive system; hernia; respiratory & cardiovascular system; the urinary system; the genital system; the musculoskeletal system; physiotherapy; the nervous system; the special sense organs; neoplasms; postoperative care; electrocardiography; & diagnostic radiology. B/W photos. 484 pgs.
c. 1993, (Reprint 2010), S/C...$85.00

Selected Bibliography on Camelids 1991-2000
by: Gahlot, Tibary, Wernery & Zhao
This book covers bibliography of camelids of recent 10 years, 1991-2000. It is classified into 3 sections: Dromedary, New World Camelids, and Bactrain. References are arranged alphabetically and yearwise. It also has a list of publications & websites available. 426 pgs.
Published in India
c. 2002, S/C...$125.00

Selected Research On Camelid Parasitology
by: Gahlot, T.K., & Chhabra, M.B.

Selected Research on Camelid Parasitology is most comprehensive guide to Camelid Parasitology. The classic reference book serves as a one stop resource for scientific information on major aspects of Camelids Parasitology. Featuring abundant photographs, illustrations, and data, the text covers camelids protozoa, helminths, and arthropods of dromedary and New World camelids. This hard bound book of 304 pages contains seroepidemiological studies, immunological and other diagnostic procedures, and new treatments of parasitic diseases. There are at least 17 countries involved in camelid parasitology research, viz. Ethiopia, France, India, Iran, Jordan, Kenya, Libya, Mauritania, Nigeria, Sultanate of Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, Uganda and U.S.A. As per published papers in Journal of Camel Practice and Research (JCPR), 173 authors have contributed 72 manuscripts which are appropriately placed in 5 sections. The text of each manuscript previously in JCPR remains the same except the pattern of numbering the references in the body of text. This book indicates a swing of camelid research during periods 1994-2008 and will help identifying the missing links of research in this subject. Photos, 291 pgs.
c. 2009, H/C...$200.00

Selected Research On Camelid Physiology & Nutrition
by: Gahlot, T.K.
A compilation of 111 manuscripts by 191 authors of 22 countires, related to Camelid Physiology & Nutrition published during 1994-2003. Covers: adaptaion, stress, dehydration, biochemistry, endocrinology, enzymology, haematology, milk, nutition, respiration & digestive physiology, renal physiology, reprodcutive physiology. While the majority of the manuscripts are related to the Dromedary camel a few are based on Bactrians & New World cameilds too. 837 pgs.
Published in India
c. 2004, S/C...$195.00

Selected Research on Gross Anatomy & Histology of Camels
by: Gahlot, T. K., Saber, A.S., Nagpal, S. K. & Wang, Jianlin

A unique reference book on anatomy of dromedary and bactrian camels. This book contains a first ever wide spectrum of histological description of various organs of camels which is depicted by special stains and scanning electronmicroscopy in addition to the gross anatomy, histochemical and immunohistochemical studies. This book has 92 manuscripts in 9 sections, e.g. radiographic anatomy, anatomy of various systems (skeletal, digestive, respiratory, circulatory, urogenital and nervous), common integument and miscellaneous. 439 pages
c. 2011, H/C...$375.00

Selected Topics On Camelids
by: T.K. Gahlot
This is a reference book of dromedary, bactrian and new world camelids. The book spreads in 21 chapters (600 pages, 68 tables and 336 figures) authored by 31 eminent scientists from Australia, China, Egypt, Germany, Israel, India, Kenya, Pakistan, Sweden, Uganda, U.A.E., U.K., and U.S.A. The chapters on dromedary are related to the camel and human society, physiology, ecophysiology, lactation, genetics and breeding methods, status and dynamics of locomotor system, dentition, structure of blood cells, hemoprotozoan diseases, surgery, ultrasonography of reproductive tract, reproduction, pharmacokinetics and training and sports. Bactrian camel's chapters are reproduction, ultrasonography of genital tract whereas the chapters of South American camelids are concretions, medical management and products. Contains 68 tables and 336 figures. 600 pgs.
Published in India.
c. 2000, H/C...$195.00

Story Of The Weeping Camel (DVD)
National Geographic World Films
Springtime in the Gobi Desert. A family of nomads assist in the births of its camel herds. They face a crisis when one white calf is rejected by its mother after a particularly difficult birth. When all hope seems lost, the family sends its two young boys on a journey to a far-off village to fetch a musician capable of performing a magical ceremony. A work that combines hard-hitting truth with uplifting drama. The film's sweeping vistas and magical photography capture the very essence of this part of the world, while its emotionally charged story of seperation and reconciliation reminds us that the heart, whether human or animal, knows no borders.
Rated PG
c. 2003, DVD, 87 minutes...$27.95

Studies on In Vitro Fertilization in Camels
by: Khalil, Wael

This study was carried out to investigate the : (1)Effect of different periods 5,6,7,9,12 and 24 hours of ovary storage at 25 degrees C. on recovery rate and oocyte categories of dromedary camel oocytes. (2) Effect of using of follicular fluid alone or in combination with fetal calf serum from dromedary camel on oocyte maturation in vitro. (3) Effect of storage period of camel testes at room or refrigertator temperature after slaughter on recovery rate and characteristics of epididymal spermatozoa. (4) Effect of antioxidant supplementation to the extender on characteristics of epididymal spermatozoa stored at room and refrigerator temperature. (5) Possibility of in vitro producing camel embryo from oocytes and spermatozoa recovered from slaughtered animals. 149 pages
c. 2010, S/C...$87.00

Technology Of Making Cheese From Camel Milk (FAO Animal Production & Health Paper # 113)
by: Ramet, J.P.

Chapters on: Camel milk prodcution, composition of camel milk, summary of cheese & butter technology, coagulation, draining ability, ripening, products from whey, ways of improving cheese made from camel milk, & methods of processing camel milk into cheese. B/W photos, charts, graphes, tables. 64 pgs.
c. 2001, S/C...$17.50

Texas Camel Tales
by: Emmett, Chris
True account of the camel experiment in Texas, begining in May 1856. This book combines sound research with personal interviews with people still living when the book was written .
This is an edited reprint of the orginally published book in 1932.

Three Caravans to Yuma
by: Fowler, Harlan D.

The Untold Story of Bactrian Camels in Western America. 173 pgs.
c. 1980, H/C...$85.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantites Limited
Condition: Good - Very Good

Trailsman: California Camel Corps (Trailsman #287)
by: Sharpe, Jon

Fiction: Skye Fargo has his hands full when the U.S. Army hires him to lead a caravan of camels through the baddest lands in the West, from Arizona to California, for use in the unforgiving deserts of the Southwest. The camels prove to be smellier than skunks, meaner than rattlers, and more stubborn than half-dead mules. And they are the least of his problems. 168 pgs.
c. 2005, P/B...$5.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Brand New

Tribulus: Journal Of The Emirates Natural History Group
A publication aimed at creating and maintaining a collection of recordings, articles, and analysis on topics of regional natural history. This issue contains articles: The Brain Of The Camel - A Study Of A Possible Pain-Inhibiting Pathway; and Tail Signalling In The Semaphore Gecko. 28 pgs.
Published in UAE
Spring/Summer 2004, Magazine...$24.95

Uncle Sam's Camels
Edited by: Lesley, Lewis Burt

Two journals detail the 1850s "camel experiment," in which the U.S. Army sent camels to the Southwest to see how they would fare as pack animals there. The Journal of May Humphreys Stacey supplemented by the report of Edward Fitzgerald Beale (1857-1858). 298 pgs.
c. Orginally published in 1929, 2006 reprint, S/C...$24.95

U.S. Camel Corps: An Army Experiment
by: Faulk, Odie B.
On March 3, 1855, at the urging of Secretary of War, Jefferson Davis, Congress appropriated $30,000 to import camels as an experiment. 77 camels were sent to Texas over two years. B/W illustrations. 213 pgs.
c. 1976, H/C...$75.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good - Near Mint

Uses of the Camel
by: Fabens, Joseph Warren

Considered with a view to his introduction into our Westerm States and Territories (1865), 32 pages.
c. 1865, Reprint 2011, S/C...$15.00

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