Chapter 28. Elephants

  1. Laurie J. Gage DVM Director
  1. Karen A. Emanuelson and
  2. Colleen E. Kinzley

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470385005.ch28

Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals

How to Cite

Gage, L. J. (2008) Elephants, in Hand-Rearing Wild and Domestic Mammals, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470385005.ch28

Author Information

  1. Marine World Africa USA and The Marine Mammal Center

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JUN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813826837

Online ISBN: 9780470385005

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Keywords:

  • elephants;
  • daily records;
  • human breast pump;
  • loxodonta ufricuna;
  • calves

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Natural History

  • Record Keeping

  • Equipment

  • Criteria for Intervention

  • Assessment of the Neonate and Initial Care

  • Milk Replacer and Supplement

  • Nursing Techniques

  • Milking the Dam

  • Amounts to Feed

  • Frequency of Feeding

  • Caretakers

  • Nursery Location

  • Immune Status and Failure of Passive Transfer (Fpt) of Immunoglobulins

  • Common Medical Problems

  • Fluid Therapy

  • Antibiotic Therapy

  • Vaccinations

  • Physical and Behavioral Development

  • Solid Foods

  • Tips for Weaning

  • Sources of Products Mentioned

  • References