EurekaMag.com logo
+ Site Statistics
References:
48,253,228
Abstracts:
22,798,842
+ Resolve Accession
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
EurekaMag Most Shared ContentMost Shared
EurekaMag PDF Full Text ContentPDF Full Text
+ PDF Full Text
Request PDF Full TextRequest PDF Full Text
Submit PDF Full TextSubmit PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter
Follow on Google+Follow on Google+
Follow on LinkedInFollow on LinkedIn

+ Translate

Description of smallholder dairy farms in Kiambu district, Kenya


, : Description of smallholder dairy farms in Kiambu district, Kenya. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 21(2): 155-166

The methods used in a study of health and productivity of dairy cattle in smallholder dairy farms in Kiambu District, Kenya are described. The study sampling frame included all smallholder dairy farmers registered by one of the 14 dairy societies in Kiambu District. In a two-stage stratified random sample 90 smallholder dairy farms were selected. The farms were visited monthly over a 12 month study period (July 1991 -June 1992). The overall objective of the study was to estimate health and production parameters for dairy cattle in these smallholder dairy farms. Information on general farm management, feeding and nutrition, disease status and disease prevention measures were also gathered during the study period. The initial voluntary participation rate was 98%. At the conclusion of the study, 90% of the farms were still participating in the study. The median farm size was 3 acres with a median of three dairy cattle per farm.

(PDF same-day service: $19.90)

Order PDF Full Text

Close
Close

Click here to order any other PDF Full Text


Accession: 008433372

DOI: 10.1016/0167-5877(94)90004-3

PDF Full Text: Submit


Submit PDF Full Text

No spam - Every submission is manually reviewed

Due to poor quality, we do not accept files from Researchgate

Submitted PDF Full Texts will always be free for everyone
(We only charge for PDFs that we need to acquire)

Select a PDF file:
Close
Close

Other references

Borgel, J.; Tyl, M.; Schiller, K.; Pusztai, Z.; Dooley, C.M.; Deng, W.; Wooding, C.; White, R.J.; Warnecke, T.; Leonhardt, H.; Busch-Nentwich, E.M.; Bartke, T., 2016: KDM2A integrates DNA and histone modification signals through a CXXC/PHD module and direct interaction with HP1. NlmCategory="UNASSIGNED">Functional genomic elements are marked by characteristic DNA and histone modification signatures. How combinatorial chromatin modification states are recognized by epigenetic reader proteins and how this is li...

Merchant, M.L.; Perkins, B.A.; Boratyn, G.M.; Ficociello, L.H.; Wilkey, D.W.; Barati, M.T.; Bertram, C.C.; Page, G.P.; Rovin, B.H.; Warram, J.H.; Krolewski, A.S.; Klein, J.B., 2009: Urinary peptidome may predict renal function decline in type 1 diabetes and microalbuminuria. One third of patients with type 1 diabetes and microalbuminuria experience an early, progressive decline in renal function that leads to advanced stages of chronic kidney disease and ESRD. We hypothesized that the urinary proteome may distinguish...

Akioka, K.; Shiratori, R.; Kaneko, Y.; Ogawa, S., 2002: Mechanisms of action of ozone in maintaining energy metabolism in hemorrhagic shock. The pathologic condition created by oxygen administration and fluid resuscitation in hemorrhagic shock treatment is considered as a global ischemia-reperfusion injury and the free radicals produced during shock play an important role. When an ozon...

Susman, N.; Diboll, W.B., 1969: Fluid dynamics in the tip of the multiholed angiographic catheter. Radiology 92(4): 843-848

O.S.llivan Paul B.; Wallace Wesley K., 2002: Out-of-sequence, basement-involved structures in the Sadlerochit Mountains region of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska; evidence and implications from fission-track thermochronology. Fission-track thermochronology and structural analysis set limits on the timing and nature of structural development of the Sadlerochit Mountains, along the southern edge of the coastal plain in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) of northe...

Golfurushan, F.; Sadeghi, M.; Goldust, M.; Yosefi, N., 2012: Leprosy in Iran: an analysis of 195 cases from 1994-2009. To estimate the prevalence of Leprosy in Azerbaijan, Iran. A total of 195 new leprosy cases referred to and registered in Bababaghi Center, Azerbaijan, Northwest of Iran from 1994-2009 were studied. Of the 195 new cases, 131 (67/2%) were males and...

Hall J.C.; Rosbash M., 1987: Genes and biological rhythms. Biological clocks are disturbed by certain mutations in Drosophila and Neurospora. It has recently been possible to isolate the genes defined by certain of these mutations in order to study their expression and the information that they encode. It...

Bruns, H., 1966: Die grosste ornithoiogische Exkursion 900 ornithologen aus aller Welt auf Kreuzfahrt um Schottlands Kusten. Ornithologische Mitteilungen Gottingen, 18: 153-170

Baba, H., 1963: Growth effect of vitamin A in fish liver oil on chick.. Un-isomerised vitamin A from fish liver oils was more effective in chick feeding tests than synthetic vitamin A. A "fish liver oil factor" is postulated. The effects could be demonstrated only with the amounts recommended by the United S...

Freeman, K.S.; Lewbart, G.A.; Robarge, W.P.; Harms, C.A.; Law, J.McHugh.; Stoskopf, M.K., 2010: Characterization of eversion syndrome in captive Scyphomedusa jellyfish. To determine whether Scyphomedusa jellyfish with eversion syndrome had alterations in husbandry conditions, elemental content, or histologic appearance, compared with unaffected jellyfish. 123 jellyfish (44 with eversion syndrome and 79 without) a...