International Journal of
Livestock Production

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Livest. Prod.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2448
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 170

Table of Content: June 2017; 8(6)

June 2017

Influence of breed, season and age on quality bovine semen used for artificial insemination

The success or failure of artificial insemination starts with the quality status of semen used, hence, this study aimed to investigate the effects of breed, season and year on bovine semen quality of the National Bull Stud of Rwanda kept at Masaka bull station, Rwanda. A total of 1475 semen samples were collected bi-weekly from nine bulls of Holstein Friesian (n = 3), Inyambo (n = 3) and Jersey (n = 3) breed using an...

Author(s): Hirwa Claire D’Andre, Kugonza Donald Rugira, Amahoro Elyse, Ingabire Claire, Niyiragira Vincent, Myambi Celestin, Manzi Maximillian, Murekezi Tiba, Nyabinwa Pascal, Nshimiyimana Alphonse Marie, Kanyandekwe Christine and Gahakwa Daphrose

June 2017

Fattened cattle marketing systems in Moretna Jiru District, North Shoa Zone, Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia

The study was conducted in Moretna Jiru district, North Shoa zones of Amhara Regional State of Ethiopia from February 2014 to January 2016 to assess fattening cattle marketing system. The primary and secondary data were collected through structured interview, focus group discussion and direct filed observation. Statistical package for social science (SPSS 16) were used to analyze data. In the study area, most...

Author(s): Getachew Kassa, Abebe Bereda, Tewodros Eshete and Almaz Bekele

June 2017

Bodyweight gain and carcass characteristics of Horro sheep fed urea treated maize husk and untreated maize husk supplemented with different levels of concentrate mix at Bako, Western Ethiopia

The experiment was conducted for 90 days of feeding trial at Bako district, Western Ethiopia using twenty yearling male Horro sheep weighing 20.42 ± 0.35 kg (mean ± SD) with the objectives to evaluate the effect of supplementation of nougseed meal and wheat bran mix (1:1) on body weight (BW) gain and carcass characteristics of Horro sheep. The experiment was arranged with four blocks and four treatments in...

Author(s): Girma Defar and Mengistu Urgie