Performance of free roaming West African dwarf goats in Southwest Nigeria uri icon

abstract

  • Studies the performance of the West African Dwarf Goat in seven villages of Southwest Nigeria dividing into three health regimes, viz, vaccination against PPR and dipping in insecticides against ectoparasites, particularly mange, dipping alone, and control group. describes the study area. Presents and discusses productivity results including reproductive performance, mortality, body weight, doe and herd productivity age of dam, sex, month of birth, year of kidding, birthtype, growth rate and live weight

publication date

  • 1987