International Journal of
Livestock Production

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Livest. Prod.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2448
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 272

Full Length Research Paper

Participatory identification of breeding objective traits of Woyto-Guji goat in Loma district, Southern Ethiopia

Yaekob Lorato
  • Yaekob Lorato
  • College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Jimma University, P. O. Box: 307, Jimma, Ethiopia.
  • Google Scholar
Kirman Manzoor Ahmed
  • Kirman Manzoor Ahmed
  • College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Jimma University, P. O. Box: 307, Jimma, Ethiopia.
  • Google Scholar
Birhanu Belay
  • Birhanu Belay
  • College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Jimma University, P. O. Box: 307, Jimma, Ethiopia.
  • Google Scholar


  •  Received: 17 February 2015
  •  Accepted: 05 October 2015
  •  Published: 31 August 2017

References

Adane H, Girma A (2008). Economic significance of sheep and goats In: Alemu Yami and R.C.Merkel (eds.). Sheep and goat production handbook for Ethiopia. Ethiopian sheep and goat productivity improvement program pp. 1-4.

 

Alemayehu R (1993). Characterisation (Phenotypic) of Indigenous Goats and Goat Husbandry Practices in East and South-Eastern Ethiopia. MSc thesis, Alemaya University of Agriculture, Ethiopia, 135p.

 

Bett RC, Kosgey IS, Kahi AK, Peters KJ (2011). Definition of breeding objectives and optimum crossbreeding levels for goats in the smallholder production systems. Small Rumin. Res. 96:16-24.
Crossref

 

Central Statistical Authority (CSA) (2011). Agricultural sample survey 2010/11. Report on livestock and livestock characteristics. Stat. Bull. II:505. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

 

FAO (2009). Contributions of smallholder farmers and pastoralists to the development, use and conservation of animal genetic resources; proceedings of the intergovernmental technical working group on animal genetic resources for food and agriculture, 5th session. 28-30 January 2009, Rome. 

 

Feki M (2013). Community - Based Characterization of Afar Goat Breed around Aysaita district of Afar Region. MSc thesis, Jima University, Ethiopia.

 

Gebreyesus GA, Haile A, T Dessie (2013). Breeding scheme based on community-based participatory analysis of local breeding practices, objectives and constraints for goats around Dire Dawa, Ethiopia. Livest. Res. Rural Develop. 25(3):48.

 

Gizaw S, Komen H, van Arendonk JAM (2010b). Participatory definition of breeding objectives and selection indexes for sheep breeding in traditional systems. Livest. Sci. 128:67-74.
Crossref

 

Gwaze FR, Chimonyo M, Dzama K (2009). Communal goat production in Southern Africa: a review. Trop. Anim. Health Prod. 41(7):1157-1168.
Crossref

 

Ilatsia ED, Roessler R, Kahi AK, Piepho HP, Zárate V (2012). Production objectives and breeding goals of Sahiwal cattle keepers in Kenya and implications for a breeding program, Trop. Anim. Health Prod. 44:519-530.
Crossref

 

Institute of Biodiversity Conservation, IBC (2004). State of Ethiopia's Farm Animal Genetic Resources country report. A contribution to the first report on the state of the world's animal genetic resources. IBC. Addis Ababa Ethiopia.

 

LAR (2013). Loma Administrative Annual report. Loma Woreda Administrative Agricultural office annual report. Gessa. Ethiopia. 24p.

 

Mathewos A (2008). Ethnobotany of Spices, Condiments and Medicinal Plants in Loma and Gena Bosa Woredas of Dawro Zone, Southern Ethiopia. A Thesis Submitted to the School of Graduate Studies in Addis Ababa University in Partial Fulfilment of the Degree of Masters in Biology (Dryland Biodiversity). 120p.

 

Mbuku SM, Kosgey IS, Kahi AK (2006). Identification systems and selection criteria of pastoral goat keepers in northern Kenya-Implications for a breeding program, Tropentag 2006 Conference on International Agricultural Research for Development, October 11-13, 2006, University of Bonn.

 

Mirkena T (2011). Identifying breeding objectives of smallholders/pastoralists and optimizing community-based breeding programs for adapted sheep breeds in Ethiopia, PhD thesis, BOKU- University of Natural Resource and life Sciences, Vienna Austria. 125p.

 

SAS (Statistical Analysis System) (2010). Statistical Analysis System Ver 9.2. SAS Institute Inc. Cary. North Carolina, USA.

 

SNNPRS-BoFED (2004) Regional atlas. Southern Na-tion, Nationalities and Peoples Regional State, Bureau of Finance and Economic Development, Bureau of Statis-tics and Population, Awassa, Ethiopia.

 

Sölkner J, Nakimbugwe H, Valle-Zárate A (1998). Analyses of determinants for success and failure of village breeding programmes. In: Proceedings of sixth world congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, NSW, 11-16 January 1998, Australia 25:273-280.

 

Tekleyohannes B, Jamroen T, Sayan T, Girma A, Asrat T, Somkiert P (2012). Purposes of keeping goats, breed preferences and selection criteria in pastoral and agro-pastoral districts of South Omo Zone. Livestock Res. Rural Dev. 24:12.

 

Wurzinger M, Sölkner J, Iniguez L (2011). Important aspects and limitations in considering community-based breeding programs for low-input smallholder livestock systems. Small Rumin. Res. 98:170-175.
Crossref