African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6638

Full Length Research Paper

Nutritive value of common housefly (Musca domestica) prepupae reared on broiler by-products as source of animal feed

O. P. Eddy
  • O. P. Eddy
  • Department of Plant, Animal and Food Sciences, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST), P. O. Box 210-40601, Bondo, Kenya.
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C. O. Olweny
  • C. O. Olweny
  • Department of Plant, Animal and Food Sciences, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST), P. O. Box 210-40601, Bondo, Kenya.
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W. R. Mukabana
  • W. R. Mukabana
  • School of Biological Sciences, University of Nairobi (UON), P. O. Box 30197-00100, Nairobi, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 08 August 2021
  •  Accepted: 20 September 2021
  •  Published: 31 October 2021

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