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

Table of Content: April-June 2022; 13(2)

May 2022

Morphological and serum biochemical characterizations of local pig populations from three different agro-ecological areas of Cameroon

A study was carried out to investigate the morphological and biochemical characteristics of local pig populations in three agro-ecological areas of Cameroon from June to September 2018. Morphological and morphometric parameters were measured in 300 pigs (147 males and 153 females) aged 6 to 8 months old. Phenotype characterization of local pigs showed diversity as follows: concave head profile, black coat colour type,...

Author(s): Olivia Sandra Magne Ghomsi, Courage Nkahminyuy Wirnkar, Kingsley Agbor Etchu, Luca Fontanesi, Charles Felix Bilong Bilong and Paul Fewou Moundipa  

May 2022

Performance of weanling rabbits fed aflatoxin treated diets with sweet orange (Citrus sinensis) fruit peel

The performance of twenty four 6-8 week old apparently healthy male and female weanling rabbits of mixed breed fed diets treated with aflatoxin, which contained 5% sweet orange (Citrus sinensis) fruit peel meal was evaluated in an 8 week feeding trial. Sweet orange peels were collected from orange sellers, sun-dried and milled. Fungal strain of Aspergillus flavus was cultured and inoculated into groundnut cake to...

Author(s): Soga S., Oluremi O. I. A. and Osuhor C. U.

May 2022

In situ conservation of boran cattle through community/cooperative bull scheme based breeding program in Borana, Ethiopia

A community based breeding program was performed in the years 2012 to 2017 in Dubluk district of Borana Zone, with the objective to improve some productive traits and conserve Boran cattle breed through disseminating improved Boran sires to pastoral community of the district. Relevant performance data were collected to check the performance of the program to achieve the required goal. The data collected were number of...

Author(s): Tamirat Tessema, Dereje Teshome and Sisay Kumsa