African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6728

Full Length Research Paper

Production performance evaluation of Koekoek chickens at Adami Tulu research center

Tesfa Geleta
  • Tesfa Geleta
  • Oromiya Agricultural Research Institute, Adami Tulu Research center P. O. 35, Ziway Ethiopia.
  • Google Scholar
Usman Abdulkadir
  • Usman Abdulkadir
  • Oromiya Agricultural Research Institute, Adami Tulu Research center P. O. 35, Ziway Ethiopia.
  • Google Scholar

  •  Received: 23 May 2017
  •  Accepted: 11 September 2017
  •  Published: 30 August 2018


ATARC (Adami Tulu Agricultural Research Center) (2016). Metrological Report.


Banerjee S, Melesse A, Dotamo E, Berihun K, Beyan M (2013). Effect of feeding different dietary protein levels with Iso-Caloric ration on nutrients intake and growth performances of dual-purpose koekoeck chicken breeds. International Journal of Applied Poultry Research 2(2):27-32.


International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) (1988). From Agronomic Data to Farmer Recommendations: An economics training manual. CIMMYT, DF, Mexico.


Desalew T, Harpal S, Ashenafi M, Wondimeneh E, Tadelle D (2013). Study on productive performances and egg quality traits of exotic chickens under village production system in East Shewa, Ethiopia. African Journal of Agricultural Research 8(13):1123-1128.


Ehui S, Rey B (1992). Partial budget analysis for on station and on-farm small ruminant Production systems research method and data requirements. In: proceeding of the first Biennial conference of the Africa small ruminant Research net work. ILRAD, Nirobi, Kenya10-14 December, 1990.


Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) (2004). Small-scale e poultry production, Rome 2004.


Grobbelaar JAN, Sutherland B, Molalakgotla NM (2010). Egg production potentials of certain indigenous chicken breeds from South Africa. Animal Genetic Resources, 2010 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations,2010.


Gopalakrishnan CA, Lal GMM (2004) Livestock and poultry enterprise for rural development. VIKAS published House PVT LTD, India 92:866,886,900,904.


Ibrahim H, Olaloku E (2000). Partial budgeting as a tool for economic analysis in livestock production. Improving cattle for milk, meat and traction. ILRI working manual Nairobi, Kenya pp. 49-53.


International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) (2004). Red meat and poultry production and consumption and distribution in Addis Ababa. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


Livestock master plan (LMP) (2015). Ethiopia livestock master plan. Roadmaps for growth and transformation. A contribution to the Growth and Transformation Plan II (2015-2020). August 2015.


Nthimo AM, Neser FWC, du Toit JEJ, Fair MD, Odenya W (2004). Phenotypic characterization of indigenous chickens in Lesotho in the pre-laying phase. South African Journal of Animal Science 34:2.


Russel P (2014). Comparison of Production Parameters and Meat Quality Characteristics of South African Indigenous Chickens. Stellenbosch University 



Tadelle D, Million T, Alemu Y, Peter K (2003). Village chicken production system in Ethiopia.Use Patterns and performance evaluation and chicken products and socio-economic function of chicken. Humboldt University of Berlin animal breeding for tropicsand sub-tropics. Philoppstr 13, Hause9, 10115, Berlin.


Tesfa G, Samson L, Endale WB (2013). Production performance of Fayoumi chickens under intensive management condition of Adami Tuluresearch center. December, 2013. International Journal of Livestock Production 4(10):172-176.


Zemelak G, Luizinho C, Cassio W, Gudrun BA (2016). Characterization of village chicken production systems and challenges across agro-climatic zones in Ethiopia. International Journal of Livestock Production 7(11):94-105.