Economic evaluation of crossbreeding for dairy production in a pasture based production system in Kenya

@inproceedings{Kahi2000EconomicEO,
  title={Economic evaluation of crossbreeding for dairy production in a pasture based production system in Kenya},
  author={Alexander Kigunzu Kahi and William Thorpe and G. Nitter and Johan A.M. van Arendonk and Christian F. Gall},
  year={2000}
}
Data on accumulated life performance of crosses of Ayrshire (A), Brown Swiss (B), Friesian (F) and Sahiwal (S) cattle collected over a 21-year period from a dairy ranch in the lowland tropics of Kenya were analysed to estimate additive and non-additive genetic effects on economic traits. These were used to predict and compare, first, performance of cows under nine crossbreeding strategies and, second, the performance of the production systems when applying the strategies that included… CONTINUE READING
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