Canadian Journal of Applied Sciences


ISSN: 1925-7430
Short Key Title: Can J App Sci
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21065/19257430
Start Year: 2011

THE DOMESTICATED DONKEY: I – SPECIES CHARACTERISTICS
Orhan Yilmaz, Saim Boztepe, Mehmet Ertugrul
1. Igdir University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Animal Science, Igdir, Türkiye 2. Selçuk University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Animal Science, Konya, Türkiye 3. Ankara University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Animal Science, Ankara, Türkiye
Keywords: Origin, terms, ecology, form, behaviour, colour.
Abstract

The objective of this study is to define domestic donkey giving some information about species characters including taxonomy, origin, terms, ecology, form, lifespan, behaviour, vocal expression, colour, markings, and relationships with other species, religion and myth.The donkey is an odd-toed ungulate. Donkeys may be the only hoofed animal domesticated first in Africa, and apparently the first to be domesticated for transport. In the Middle East, in past centuries, there were special breeds of donkey reserved for royalty and the nobility. Compared to a horse, a donkey seems slender and delicate.

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Identifiers and Pagination:
Year:2012
Volume:2
First Page:1
Last Page:15
Publisher Id:CanJAppSci (2012 ). 2. 1-15
Article History:
Received:May 13, 2012
Accepted:August 12, 2012
Collection year:2012
First Published:October 1, 2012


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Xianghui Qi (PhD)
Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, China

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Dr. Xianghui Qi is working as Professor in the School of Food & Biological Engineering, Jiangsu University, China. His research interests: Biosynthesis of high value-added chemicals by microbes and engineered strains; Discovery of novel genes, enzymes and new strains; Rational & Irrational design of microbial enzymes; Isolation, identification and evolution of microbes; Metabolic engineering & Pathway engineering of functional microbes, and biotransformation; Metabolic regulation based on the research of microbial omics; Application of high value-added products including functional sugar alcohols by biosynthesis and biotransformation based on microbial engineered strains.

Journal Highlights
Abbreviation: Can J Appl Sci
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.21065/19257430
Frequency: Annual
Current Volume: 7 (2017)
Next scheduled volume: December, 2018  
Back volumes: 1-7
Starting year: 2011
Nature: Online
Submission: Online
Language: English

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