Abbreviation: Int. J. Livest. Prod.
Start Year: 2009
Published Articles: 166
https://doi.org/10.5897/IJLP2017.0426[Article Number: 19F5B4A55946]
The aim was to review and summarize the fragmented characterization information of indigenous cattle breeds of Ethiopia in productive and reproductive performances, morphometric traits and their production challenges and opportunities. Cattle play vital role in ensuring food security of Ethiopia. They contributed milk which accounted above 80% of the total national annual milk production. Although Ethiopia has large... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/IJLP2017.0422[Article Number: F5DEE9255948]
This study was conducted in two regions namely, Mbeya in southern highlands (Cool) and Singida in central (semi-arid) Tanzania. Currently, the African Chicken Genetic Gain (ACGG) project is testing tropically high producing adapted breeds in these areas. The objective of this study was to assess status of chicken management practices following the introduction of improved strains. In addition, five attitudinal... Read more.
https://doi.org/10.5897/IJLP2017.0423[Article Number: 01FFFD655950]
A cross sectional survey was conducted to characterize production system and to identify breeding objectives of Maefur goat population in the eastern zone of Tigray, Northern Ethiopia. A pre-tested questionnaire was used for the personal interview with purposively selected 150 households. The data collected through personal household interview were analyzed using descriptive statistics. Indices were used to provide the... Read more.