Experiences from 40 years of muskox (Ovibos moschatus) farming in Norway
Keywords:muskoxen, Ovibos, reproduction, arctic, sex ratio, contagious ecthyma, longevity, muskox farming, Norway
AbstractExperiences from the management of a semi-domesticated herd of muskoxen, mostly on an island outside Tromsø (~70º N; 19º E), over a period of 40 years have been collected, and data on husbandry practices, reproduction, diseases and longevity are presented and discussed.
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