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Begait cattle production systems and production performances in northern Ethiopia

@inproceedings{Mezgebe2017BegaitCP,
  title={Begait cattle production systems and production performances in northern Ethiopia},
  author={Gebretnsae Mezgebe and Solomon Gizaw and Mengistu Urge and Arvind B Chavhan},
  year={2017}
}
1Department of Animal Sciences, Asosa University, P.O. Box: 18, Asosa, Ethiopia 2 International Livestock Research Institute, P.O. Box: 5689, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 3Department of Animal and Range Sciences, Haramaya University, P.O. Box: 138, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia 4Department of Zoology, Digambarrao Bindu ACS, Bhokar, Dist Nanded, MS, India Correspondence: Tel: +251-915-941-344, E-mail: gebretn12@gmail.com 

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