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Diarrheal disease in llamas (Lama glama) in the South American Altiplano region

Research project
Inactive research
Project size
1,2 MSEK
Project period
2017 - 2019
Project owner
Edward Moore, Roger Karlsson, Erik Kristiansson, and Volga Iñiguez and Julia Barreta, Universidad Mayor de San Andres and the National Service for Agricultural Health and Food Safety, Bolivia

Short description

This study will analyze the causes of diarrhea in domestic llamas, the gut microbiota composition along first year of life, the colostrum composition of llama mother’s milk and the effectiveness of colostrum feeding system as a prevention system.