Reproductive Performance of Crossbred Dairy Cows in Different Production Systems in the Central Highlands of Ethiopia

@article{Shiferaw2003ReproductivePO,
  title={Reproductive Performance of Crossbred Dairy Cows in Different Production Systems in the Central Highlands of Ethiopia},
  author={Yoseph Shiferaw and B.-A. Tenhagen and Merga Bekana and Tesfu Kassa},
  journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production},
  year={2003},
  volume={35},
  pages={551-561}
}
The study was conducted to examine the fertility status of crossbred dairy cows in mixed crop-livestock production (MCLP), market-oriented specialized dairy production (MSDP) and urban dairy production (UDP) systems, including the Holetta Agricultural Research Center (HARC). Data on general farm management variables and reproductive histories were collected from study farms by questionnaire and from individual cow records. Age at first service and age at first calving were 29.58 months (n = 424… CONTINUE READING

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