Experiences from 40 years of muskox (Ovibos moschatus) farming in Norway

  • Arnoldus Schytte Blix
  • John Ness
  • Hans Lian
Keywords: muskoxen, Ovibos, reproduction, arctic, sex ratio, contagious ecthyma, longevity, muskox farming, Norway

Abstract

Experiences 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.
Published
2011-04-01
How to Cite
BlixA. S., NessJ., & LianH. (2011). Experiences from 40 years of muskox (Ovibos moschatus) farming in Norway. Rangifer, 31(1), 1-6. https://doi.org/10.7557/2.31.1.1691
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