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Bibliothèque Traditional cattle production in the subhumid zone of Nigeria

Traditional cattle production in the subhumid zone of Nigeria

Traditional cattle production in the subhumid zone of Nigeria

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Date of publication
Décembre 1986
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handle:10568/50050
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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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Otchere, E.O.

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