Traditional cattle production in the subhumid zone of Nigeria | Land Portal

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Diciembre 1986
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Describes, briefly, sizes structures, general management and productivity of pastoral herds in the Kaduna Plains of Nigeria. Includes data on age at first calving, calving percentage, calving intervals, calf liveweight & mortality to 1 year, and milk yield of Bunaji cattle under this sedentary pastoral management system. Identifies nutrition as cause of this below-genetic-potential productivity.

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Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Otchere, E.O.


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