Productivity of Boran cattle maintained by chemoprophylaxis under trypanosomiasis risk uri icon

abstract

  • Evaluates the productivity of grade Boran cattle maintained by chemoprophylaxis under severe trypanosomiasis risk at Mkwaja ranch, Tanzania; uses data based on more than 20,000 calving records over the 10-year period from 1973 to 1982; discusses environmental influences on performance traits and links between tsetse population dynamics & cattle; includes comparison of Boran genotypes and its effect on pre-weaning growth characters

publication date

  • 1985