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Reproductive inefficiency is one of major challenges affecting dairy farming in Kenya. This is partly caused by poor estrus detection, delayed determination of unsuccessful artificial insemination (AI) and sub-optimal calving to conception interval. Blood levels of progesterone hormone (P4) are a...

Author(s)
Nakami, W. N.; Tsuma, V. T.; Milkey, K.; Dickerson, M.; Wong, M.; Mutembei, H. M.; Muthee, J. K.; Odipo, O.; Ngetich, W.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Anambra, Nigeria
Citation
International Journal of Veterinary Science, 2017, 6, 1, pp 19-25
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Kenya's smallholder dairy sector produces 85% of the total milk marketed in the country. A major constraint to milk production and number of calves born from the cows is the long calving intervals. Determining non-pregnant cows early by measuring progesterone levels by day 23 after insemination can ...

Author(s)
Indetie, D.; Indetie, A.; Kinyua, J.; Ojango, N.; Perera, O.
Publisher
All Africa Society for Animal Production (AASAP), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
The role of biotechnology in animal agriculture to address poverty in Africa: opportunities and challenges. Proceedings of the 4th All African Conference on Animal Agriculture and the 31st Annual Meeting of the Tanzania Society for Animal Production (TSAP), Arusha, Tanzania, 20-24 September 2005, 2006, pp 349-354
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Rollinson discussed the literature, with some 140 references. Attention is drawn to the similarity between sexual excitement and other physiological reactions (anger, fear, pain, epilepsy). All five states have the following in common-diminished sensory perception, dilatation of the pupils,...

Author(s)
Smith, J.
Publisher
Comm. for Technical Cooperation in Africa South of the Sahara, Publ. Bureau, London, UK
Citation
Bulletin of epizootic diseases of Africa, 1962, pp 209-217