Timothy N. Gondwe

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The aim of the current study was to characterise and evaluate production system of smallholder dairy farmers using an index based on combined score of animal welfare and milk quality. Farms were grouped into three categories, tier 1, tier 2 and tier 3. To test the robustness of the characterisation, milk yield (MY), calving interval (CI) and body condition(More)
To investigate the effect of feeding dairy cows diets containing lucerne hay, centrosema hay, and groundnut haulms (crop residue) on dry matter intake (DMI), milk yield, and milk composition, nine multiparous Friesian-Holstein cows in their mid-lactation stage were used in a 3 × 3 crossover design replicated three times. Dairy cows fed lucerne hay had(More)
  • N C Chintsanya, D O Chinombo, +4 authors J C Hami
  • 2005
Exotic species introduced to Malawi for crossbreeding with 47 local species or used for pure line production 47 Table 12. Farmer's preference as the first option for investment 48 Table 13. Summary and comparison of two production systems, major breeds and inputs 49 Table 14. IV ACKNOWLEDGEMENT We would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere(More)
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