International Journal of
Livestock Production

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Livest. Prod.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2448
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 263

Full Length Research Paper

Phenotypes, production systems and reproductive performance of indigenous chickens in contemporary Rwanda

Claire D’Andre Hirwa
  • Claire D’Andre Hirwa
  • Poultry Sub-Programme, Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board, P. O. Box 5016, Kigali, Rwanda.
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Donald Rugira Kugonza
  • Donald Rugira Kugonza
  • Department of Agricultural Production, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Makerere University, P. O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda.
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Aline Kayitesi
  • Aline Kayitesi
  • Poultry Sub-Programme, Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board, P. O. Box 5016, Kigali, Rwanda.
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Tiba Murekezi
  • Tiba Murekezi
  • Poultry Sub-Programme, Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board, P. O. Box 5016, Kigali, Rwanda.
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Fabrice Semahoro
  • Fabrice Semahoro
  • Poultry Sub-Programme, Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board, P. O. Box 5016, Kigali, Rwanda.
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Gaspard Uwimana
  • Gaspard Uwimana
  • Poultry Sub-Programme, Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board, P. O. Box 5016, Kigali, Rwanda.
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Richard Habimana
  • Richard Habimana
  • College of Agriculture, Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (CAVM), University of Rwanda, P.O. Box 210, Musanze, Rwanda.
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  •  Received: 04 July 2019
  •  Accepted: 07 November 2019
  •  Published: 31 December 2019

How to cite this article

APA /
Hirwa, C. D. A., Kugonza, D. R., Kayitesi, A., Murekezi, T., Semahoro, F., Uwimana, G., & Habimana, R. (2019). Phenotypes, production systems and reproductive performance of indigenous chickens in contemporary Rwanda. International Journal of Livestock Production, 10(10), 213-231.
Chicago /
Claire D’Andre Hirwa, Donald Rugira Kugonza, Aline Kayitesi, Tiba Murekezi, Fabrice Semahoro, Gaspard Uwimana and Richard Habimana  . "Phenotypes, production systems and reproductive performance of indigenous chickens in contemporary Rwanda." International Journal of Livestock Production 10, no. 10 (2019): 213-231.
MLA /
Claire Drsquo;, et al. "Phenotypes, production systems and reproductive performance of indigenous chickens in contemporary Rwanda." International Journal of Livestock Production 10.10 (2019): 213-231.