Livestock production in central Mali: environmental factors affecting weight in traditionally managed goats and sheep uri icon

abstract

  • A study undertaken to examine the factors affecting weight in traditionally managed goats and sheep in an agro-pastoral system in Niono from 1978 to 1984. Considers birth weight & weights to weaning, weights from weaning to maturity, and breeding female post-partum weights. Discusses effects of climate on specific age and sex groups

publication date

  • 1987

geographic focus