International Journal of
Livestock Production

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Livest. Prod.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2448
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 277

Full Length Research Paper

Assessment of the effects of Newcastle disease vaccination on chicken mortality and egg production rates in Machakos town sub-county, Kenya

Faduma Abdullahi Abdirahman
  • Faduma Abdullahi Abdirahman
  • Ministry of Livestock and Animal Husbandry, Puntland, Somalia.
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Raphael Githaiga Wahome
  • Raphael Githaiga Wahome
  • Department of Animal Production, University of Nairobi, P.O 29053 -00625, Nairobi, Kenya
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  •  Received: 16 February 2021
  •  Accepted: 29 October 2021
  •  Published: 31 December 2021


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