|Lecturer, University of Nairobi ‐ Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Medicine and Animal Genetics and Breeding
Animal Science (5)
Dairy and Beef Cattle (12)
Milk composition for admixed dairy cattle in Tanzania Frontiers in Genetics (2018)
It is well established that milk composition is affected by the breed and genotype of a cow. The present study investigated the relationship between the proportion of exotic genes and milk composition in Tanzanian crossbred ...
Signatures of selection in admixed dairy cattle in Tanzania Frontiers in Genetics (2018)
Multiple studies have investigated selection signatures in domestic cattle and other species. However, there is a dearth of information about the response to selection in genomes of highly admixed crossbred cattle in relation to production ...
Constraints and efficiency of cattle marketing in semiarid pastoral system in Kenya Tropical Animal Health and Production (2015)
Livestock keeping is regarded as a store of wealth for pastoralists in Kenya, besides their social and cultural functions. The objective of this study was to prioritize constraints to cattle marketing in a semiarid pastoral ...
Constraints to use of breeding services in Kenya International Journal of Veterinary Science (2015)
Most Kenyan farmers are in need of services to improve their cattle breeds. The artificial insemination and bull services are the only available options to improve these breeds. A study was conducted to determine constraints associated to the ...
The effect of geographical region of birth on the reproductive performance of the Nguni in southern Mozambique South African Journal of Animal Science (2013)
The objective of this study was to assess the effect of place of birth on the reproductive performance of two Nguni ecotypes (Nguni and Landim) raised in a sub-tropical environment to enhance strategies for livestock ...