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: March 2015; 6(3)

March 2015

Application of body volume formula for predicting live weight in Ongole crossbred cows

Study was conducted to estimate the live weight in Ongole crossbred cow using chest girth, body length and body volume model represented by chest girth and body length dimensions in North Sulawesi province. Data on animal live weight (LW), body length (BL), chest girth (CG) and body volume were collected from cows (n=363) kept by traditional household farmers. Animal body volume was calculated using cylinder volume...

Author(s): U. Paputungan, L. Hakim, G. Ciptadi and H. F. N. Lapian

March 2015

Distribution and characteristics of poultry farms in Enugu State, Nigeria after the 2007 outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza

The objective of this study was to evaluate the distribution and characteristics of poultry farms in Enugu State, Nigeria after the 2007 outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza. Structured questionnaire, interview, and physical enumeration and measurements were used to collect data on number of farms, farm capacity, farm location, type of bird reared, and socio-economic attributes of farmers. Data collected were...

Author(s): Uchendu, G. C., Ihedioha, J. I., Ogbu, C. and Onyeaka, E. C.