International Journal of
Livestock Production

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Livest. Prod.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2448
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 275

Full Length Research Paper

Phenotypic response to mass selection for weaning weight and 18-month weight in Tswana cattle

M. I. Keoletile
  • M. I. Keoletile
  • Department of Agricultural Research, Private Bag 0033, Sebele, Gaborone, Botswana. 2Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security, Private Bag 033, Gaborone, Botswana. 3 Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, North West University, Private Bag X2046, Mmabatho 2735, Mahikeng, South Africa.
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S. D. Mulugeta
  • S. D. Mulugeta
  • Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, North West University, Private Bag X2046, Mmabatho 2735, Mahikeng, South Africa.
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U. Moreri
  • U. Moreri
  • Department of Agricultural Research, Private Bag 0033, Sebele, Gaborone, Botswana. 2Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security, Private Bag 033, Gaborone, Botswana.
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E. Rakwadi
  • E. Rakwadi
  • Department of Agricultural Research, Private Bag 0033, Sebele, Gaborone, Botswana. 2Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security, Private Bag 033, Gaborone, Botswana.
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O. Kgosikoma
  • O. Kgosikoma
  • Department of Agricultural Research, Private Bag 0033, Sebele, Gaborone, Botswana. 2Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security, Private Bag 033, Gaborone, Botswana.
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P. Kemoreng
  • P. Kemoreng
  • Department of Agricultural Research, Private Bag 0033, Sebele, Gaborone, Botswana. 2Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security, Private Bag 033, Gaborone, Botswana.
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O. Mojanaga
  • O. Mojanaga
  • Department of Agricultural Research, Private Bag 0033, Sebele, Gaborone, Botswana. 2Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security, Private Bag 033, Gaborone, Botswana.
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K.B. Chibana
  • K.B. Chibana
  • Department of Agricultural Research, Private Bag 0033, Sebele, Gaborone, Botswana. 2Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security, Private Bag 033, Gaborone, Botswana.
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  •  Received: 21 March 2019
  •  Accepted: 03 July 2019
  •  Published: 28 February 2022

Authors

M. I. Keoletile
Department of Agricultural Research, Private Bag 0033, Sebele, Gaborone, Botswana. 2Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security, Private Bag 033, Gaborone, Botswana. 3 Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, North West University, Private Bag X2046, Mmabatho 2735, Mahikeng, South Africa.

S. D. Mulugeta
Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, North West University, Private Bag X2046, Mmabatho 2735, Mahikeng, South Africa.

U. Moreri
Department of Agricultural Research, Private Bag 0033, Sebele, Gaborone, Botswana. 2Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security, Private Bag 033, Gaborone, Botswana.

E. Rakwadi
Department of Agricultural Research, Private Bag 0033, Sebele, Gaborone, Botswana. 2Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security, Private Bag 033, Gaborone, Botswana.

O. Kgosikoma
Department of Agricultural Research, Private Bag 0033, Sebele, Gaborone, Botswana. 2Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security, Private Bag 033, Gaborone, Botswana.

P. Kemoreng
Department of Agricultural Research, Private Bag 0033, Sebele, Gaborone, Botswana. 2Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security, Private Bag 033, Gaborone, Botswana.

O. Mojanaga
Department of Agricultural Research, Private Bag 0033, Sebele, Gaborone, Botswana. 2Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security, Private Bag 033, Gaborone, Botswana.

K.B. Chibana
Department of Agricultural Research, Private Bag 0033, Sebele, Gaborone, Botswana. 2Ministry of Agricultural Development and Food Security, Private Bag 033, Gaborone, Botswana.

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