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: July, 2015; 6(7)

July 2015

Rural farm families’ probable acceptability of small ruminant’s milk for consumption in Ogun State

The nutritional intake of the rural households, which is largely characterised by carbohydrates at the expense of protein intake, has the potentials of being improved through the consumption of sheep and goats’ milk. With the widespread of small ruminant keeping by rural households in most developing countries, the study embarked on investigation of possible acceptability of sheep and goats’ milk for...

Author(s): Adewumi O. O., Lawal-Adebowale O. A. and Adegbemile D. A.

July 2015

Statistical determination of chick sex from pre-hatch egg measurements

This study was aimed at using weight and morphometric measures of hatching eggs to predict the sex of chicks they would produce a priori, by building a statistical discriminant function.  The data for the study came from three different strains (Anak, Marshall and Ross) of broiler hens that have adapted well to the hot humid environment of South Western Nigeria.  A total of 1826 hatching eggs of the three...

Author(s): Olatunji Tajudeen Fazazi Abanikannda and Abisogun Olubode Leigh