An experimental study of therapy goat

Kohsaku Nitta, Weiping Cheng, Toshihide Harada, Fumiko Ishizaki, Yumiko Nitta, Yumiko Miki, Hideaki Numamoto, Miwa Hayama, Shoji Ito, Hiroyuki Miyazaki, Satomi Aoi, Hiromi Ikeda, Juko Ando, Masato Kobayashi, Ito Makoto, Tsuneshi Sugawara, Kohji Nakabeppu, Yuka Asakura

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Objective: Goats gave us a happy distraction, helped us forget that we were in pain and kept us from feeling depressed. Design: Experimental study. Materials and Methods: We intercrossed Tokara male goat with Alpine, Saanen, Shiba and Korean goat. At the same time, the pathological lesions and behavioral tasks were assessed by Tokara goat characters, therapy goat spiritually enriching effects, physical test and blood examination respectively. Results: White daughter F1 hybrid backcross with Tokara father goat (white) bore white grandson and black granddaughter BC1 hybrids just 8 months after her birth. Tokara goat keeps peculiar characteristics, namely colored coat, horns, supernumerary teats, no wattles. Conclusions: Some Tokara goats are supposing Saanen breed crossing and the genetic variation differed from the native goats. Nevertheless, just about any breed of goat can be a therapy goat.

元の言語English
ページ(範囲)58-61
ページ数4
ジャーナルInternational Medical Journal
27
発行部数1
出版物ステータスPublished - 2020 2

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Nitta, K., Cheng, W., Harada, T., Ishizaki, F., Nitta, Y., Miki, Y., Numamoto, H., Hayama, M., Ito, S., Miyazaki, H., Aoi, S., Ikeda, H., Ando, J., Kobayashi, M., Makoto, I., Sugawara, T., Nakabeppu, K., & Asakura, Y. (2020). An experimental study of therapy goat. International Medical Journal, 27(1), 58-61.