International Journal of
Livestock Production

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Livest. Prod.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2448
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 227

Full Length Research Paper

Production practices of local pig farmers in Ghana

Aryee Sethlina Naa Dodua
  • Aryee Sethlina Naa Dodua
  • Department of Pathology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
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Osei-Amponsah Richard
  • Osei-Amponsah Richard
  • Department of Pathology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
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Adjei Owusu Dennis
  • Adjei Owusu Dennis
  • Department of Animal Science, College of Basic and Applied Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon-Accra, Ghana. 3Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Science, University of Melbourne, Australia.
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Ahunu Benjamin Kwadjo
  • Ahunu Benjamin Kwadjo
  • Department of Animal Science, College of Basic and Applied Sciences, University of Ghana, Legon-Accra, Ghana. 3Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Science, University of Melbourne, Australia.
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Skinner Benjamin Matthew
  • Skinner Benjamin Matthew
  • Department of Pathology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
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Sargent Carole Anne
  • Sargent Carole Anne
  • Department of Pathology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
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  •  Received: 20 February 2019
  •  Accepted: 24 April 2019
  •  Published: 30 June 2019

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