Challenges and opportunities of milk production under different urban dairy farm sizes in Hawassa City, Southern Ethiopia

@inproceedings{Welearegay2012ChallengesAO,
  title={Challenges and opportunities of milk production under different urban dairy farm sizes in Hawassa City, Southern Ethiopia},
  author={Haile Welearegay and Zelalem Yilma and Yosef Tekle-Giorgis},
  year={2012}
}
The objectives of this study were to understand the production potential, challenges and opportunities in Hawassa. A total of 132 randomly selected milk p roducing households (HH’s) were interviewed. Dairy cattle in Hawassa city were mainly reared for comme rcial milk production. 87.5, 79.8 and 60% of large, medium and small size dairy farms, respectively, pr oduced cow milk for sale. The main feed items available in Hawassa city are crop residues, includ ing stover, grass hay, industrial by… CONTINUE READING

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