International Journal of
Livestock Production

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Livest. Prod.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2448
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 225

Full Length Research Paper

Identifications of the major factors that influence milk production: The case of dairy farmers in Badulla district, Sri Lanka

K. W. S. N. Kumari
  • K. W. S. N. Kumari
  • Faculty of Applied Sciences, Uva Wellassa University, Badulla, Sri Lanka.
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J. M. D. R. Jayawardana
  • J. M. D. R. Jayawardana
  • Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture, Uva Wellassa University, Badulla, Sri Lanka.
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J. M. P. Jayasinghe
  • J. M. P. Jayasinghe
  • Faculty of Animal Science and Export Agriculture, Uva Wellassa University, Badulla, Sri Lanka.
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  •  Received: 12 December 2018
  •  Accepted: 01 March 2019
  •  Published: 31 July 2019

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