oa Madoqua - Mortalities of birds caught for the bird export trade in South West Africa/Narnibia
Mortalities of birds caught for the bird export trade were investigated between August and September 1982, There was a mean mortality rate of 6,5 % from the time of capture to the time of export. Stress due to handling was the greatest cause of mortality. Other deaths were a consepuence of overcrowding and insufficient care with confinement during capture and transport.
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