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: October-December 2021; 12(4)

October 2021

Husbandry practices and phenotypic characterization of indigenous sheep types in Gurage Zone, Southern Ethiopia

The study was conducted to characterize the husbandry practices, phenotypic characteristics and determination of live body weight using morphometrical measurements of indigenous sheep types under smallholder management condition in highlands of Gurage zone, Southern Ethiopia. Two districts, Gumer and Ejha were selected purposely based on sheep population distribution, flock size and their contribution to the farmers....

Author(s): Tesfaye Kerga  

December 2021

Assessment of the effects of Newcastle disease vaccination on chicken mortality and egg production rates in Machakos town sub-county, Kenya

A study was done to evaluate the effects of the Newcastle disease vaccine on chicken mortality and egg production in Machakos Town Sub-County. Kola and Kalama wards were chosen, and the data was collected from rural poultry farmers using a semi-structured questionnaire and Women Empowerment Livestock Index (WELI). The sample size was determined using N= Z2 (1-P) P/L2 statistical formula. A total of 261 chicken household...

Author(s): Faduma Abdullahi Abdirahman, and Raphael Githaiga Wahome  

December 2021

Pastoral livestock farming in the Eastern Malian Sahel (Hombori): Survey on flows in two livestock markets

Pastoral livestock farming is a major activity in the Sahel. In the eastern Malian Sahel, in addition to its contribution to the household economy, this type of livestock farming plays an important role in enhancing the value of an environment that is not very conducive to rain-fed crops because of its low rainfall. This study was conducted in the district of Hombori to assess marketed livestock production through the...

Author(s): Mamadou Oumar Diawara, Alassane Ba, Sory Sissoko, Pierre Hiernaux, Hawa Salif Diakité, Nogmana Soumaguel and Doubangolo Coulibaly  

December 2021

Economic loss associated with bovine campylobacteriosis in selected districts of Bangladesh

Bovine campylobacteriosis is considered to be common disease in farmed female cattle of Bangladesh with various effects on animal productivity. However, no economic impact assessment labeling the burden of this disease has been conducted. Secondary data combined with the primary data on different financial parameters of livestock goods and associated parameters collected through stakeholder interviews were utilized in...

Author(s): Nazmul Hoque, Sk Shaheenur Islam, A. K. M. Ziaul Haque, Md. Mehedi Hossain and S. M. Lutful Kabir