International Journal of
Livestock Production

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Livest. Prod.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2448
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 265

Full Length Research Paper

Goat farmers’ production objectives and trait preferences in the North West province of South Africa: An approach to identify selection criteria for community-based breeding program

Thobile Fortunate Mtshali
  • Thobile Fortunate Mtshali
  • Agricultural Research Council, Vegetable and Ornamental Plants, Private Bag X293 Pretoria, 0001, South Africa
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Olivia Ntanganedzeni Mapholi
  • Olivia Ntanganedzeni Mapholi
  • College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences, School of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of South Africa, Florida Campus, Private Bag X6, Florida, 1710, South Africa.
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Keabetswe Tebogo Ncube
  • Keabetswe Tebogo Ncube
  • Discipline of Genetics, School of Life Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Private Bag X01, Scottsville, 3209, South Africa.
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Edgar Farai Dzomba
  • Edgar Farai Dzomba
  • Discipline of Genetics, School of Life Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Private Bag X01, Scottsville, 3209, South Africa.
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Tlou C. Matelele
  • Tlou C. Matelele
  • Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Genetic Resources, Private Bag X973, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa.
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T. C. Chokoe
  • T. C. Chokoe
  • Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Genetic Resources, Private Bag X973, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa.
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T. D. Mphahlele
  • T. D. Mphahlele
  • Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Genetic Resources, Private Bag X973, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa.
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Farai Catherina Muchadeyi
  • Farai Catherina Muchadeyi
  • Agricultural Research Council, Biotechnology Platform, Private Bag X5, Onderstepoort, 0110, South Africa.
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Khanyisile Hadebe
  • Khanyisile Hadebe
  • Agricultural Research Council, Biotechnology Platform, Private Bag X5, Onderstepoort, 0110, South Africa.
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  •  Received: 05 October 2020
  •  Accepted: 30 December 2020
  •  Published: 30 April 2021

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