Benchmark study on husbandry factors affecting reproductive performance of smallholder dairy cows subjected to artificial insemination ( AI ) in Nyagatare , Gatsibo , and Kayonza districts of

@inproceedings{Chatikobo2011BenchmarkSO,
  title={Benchmark study on husbandry factors affecting reproductive performance of smallholder dairy cows subjected to artificial insemination ( AI ) in Nyagatare , Gatsibo , and Kayonza districts of},
  author={Chatikobo and Vinicio Manzi and Kagarama and Rwemarika and Umunezero},
  year={2011}
}
The objective of this study was to identify existing farmer practices that may influence reproductive performance of cows bred through artificial insemination. A random sample of 1080 households supplying milk to the milk-processing centre was drawn in Nyagatare, Gatsibo, and Kayonza districts of Rwanda between October and November 2007. Extensive grazing (71 %) was the predominant production system identified with only 10 % of the farmers supplementing veld pastures with barna grass during the… CONTINUE READING

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