African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6691

Full Length Research Paper

Implications of diet and quality consistence of feed on poultry layers egg quality

S. Kodani
  • S. Kodani
  • Department of Chemical Engineering, National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe, P.O. Box AC 939, Ascot, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
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D. Msamala
  • D. Msamala
  • Fertilizers, Farm Feeds and Remedies Institute, Department of Research and Specialist Services, Fifth Street Extension, P.O. Box CY550, Causeway, Harare, Zimbabwe.
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R. Chigumira
  • R. Chigumira
  • Fertilizers, Farm Feeds and Remedies Institute, Department of Research and Specialist Services, Fifth Street Extension, P.O. Box CY550, Causeway, Harare, Zimbabwe.
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T. Shumba
  • T. Shumba
  • Henderson Research Institute, Department of Research and Specialist Services, Fifth Street Extension, P.O Box CY550, Causeway, Harare, Zimbabwe.
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P. Muzofa
  • P. Muzofa
  • Biometrics and Computer Services Research Institute, Department of Research and Specialist Services, Fifth Street Extension, P.O. Box CY550, Causeway, Harare, Zimbabwe.
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  •  Received: 26 January 2022
  •  Accepted: 13 May 2022
  •  Published: 31 August 2022

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