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  • Nikolay Dadzhiev, Sheep Breeding 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Nikolay has been working in animal husbandry since he returned home from military service. Today he works as a shepherd at the Aduch farm. His grandfather was a shepherd too. In his childhood Nikolay lived and worked in a ...
  • Leonid Ochir-Goryaev, Evgeniy Dzhokhaev, About Animal Husbandry 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Leonid and Evgeniy talk about their experience of animal husbandry. Leonid keeps cows, horses, sheep and camels. He says that traditionally sheep and camels were kept for their wool, among other things, and horses were ...
  • Leonid Ochir-Goryaev, About the Hard Life of Herders 

    Terbish, Baasanjav; Churyumova, Elvira (2018-03-31)
    Leonid contends that the life of herders is hard and that they constantly worry about their animals, especially during lambing time. He also says that animal husbandry should be supported by the state and made attractive ...
  • Zurgada Antonova, How to Make Ewes Accept Their Newborn 

    Churyumova, Elvira; Seleeva, Tsagan (2015-04-29)
    Sometimes ewes reject their new-born. Zurgada’s paternal uncle had the following method to make such ewes accept their lambs. He used to take saliva from the lamb and hand it over to its mother while saying the following: ...

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