International Journal of
Livestock Production

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Livest. Prod.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2448
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 287

Table of Content: October 2017; 8(10)

October 2017

The potential of reproductive technologies in breeding smallholder cattle populations in Zimbabwe

Cattle are critical to most smallholder agricultural livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa. A study was carried out to assess breed and trait preferences, breeding practices, application and potential adoption of novel reproductive technologies by smallholder cattle farmers in four districts of Zimbabwe. The study revealed that famers are subsistence oriented and follow a resource driven production system. Herd size...

Author(s): Eddington Gororo, Stanley M. Makuza, Fungayi P. Chatiza, Showman Gwatibaya, Passmore Gahadzikwa and Farisai Chidzwondo