Phenotypic and genotypic characteristics of indigenous chickens in Ethiopia: A review

@article{Mengesha2011PhenotypicAG,
  title={Phenotypic and genotypic characteristics of indigenous chickens in Ethiopia: A review},
  author={M. Mengesha and W. Tsega},
  journal={African Journal of Agricultural Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={6},
  pages={5398-5404}
}
Related research results and facts of indigenous chicken production in and out of Ethiopia were reviewed with the aim of delivering information to the improved production and for the breeding plan of a country. The study revealed that the common production system used was mostly extensive type that is characterized by small flock sizes; it needs no or less inputs and a periodic devastation of the flock by diseases. Sharing the house with the family is their housing methods and scavenging is… Expand

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