International Journal of
Livestock Production

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Livest. Prod.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2448
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 264

Table of Content: January 2015; 6(1)

January 2015

Analysis of performance, management practices and challenges to intensive pig farming in peri-urban Kampala, Uganda

Uganda is currently among the largest per capita consumers of pork in sub Saharan Africa. Most of this pork is consumed in “pork joints” in Kampala and other major urban centers in the country. However, the current productivity is low and cannot meet the soaring demand for pork. No information was previously available on the performance productivity of intensive piggeries in Uganda. This study was aimed at...

Author(s): Okello, Emmanuel,, Amonya, Collins, Okwee-Acai, James, Erume, Joseph and De Greve, Henri,

January 2015

Characterization of pastoral herding in Kanem (Chad)

The present survey was conducted to characterize herding practices and overall production performances of pastoral systems in the Kanem region, Chad. Overall, 69 livestock keepers were interviewed, among which 12 sedentary agro-breeders, 35 mobile agro-herders, and 22 nomadic herders. Species association is a main feature of the herd structure. Agro-herders make most often an association between cattle and small...

Author(s): Koussou Mian-oudanang, Sougnabé Pabamé and Nicolas Antoine-Moussiaux