Advances in dairy Research

Advances in dairy Research
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  • Research Article
    Production Performances of Holstein Friesian Crossbred Dairy Cows in Hadiya Zone, (Southern Ethiopia)
    Author(s): Kesim Halango, Abegaze Beyene and Ahmad SaidKesim Halango, Abegaze Beyene and Ahmad Said

    This study was conducted to assess productive performances of crossbred (Holstein-Friesian) dairy cows and factors affecting their performances in Shashogo and Anlemo distinct of Hadiya Zone, Southern Ethiopia. Purposive sampling techniques were used to select district and kebeles. A total of 196 respondents were randomly selected and interviewed with semi-structured and structured questionnaire to obtain information on the management practices of farmers, productive performances of crossbred dairy cows. The data were analyzed using the general model of SAS version 9.2. Chi-square test was carried out to assess the statistical significance among categorical variables. Pro LSD test was used to identify a significant difference between districts and seasons mean. Mean herd size of crossbred (HF) dairy cows for Shashogo and Anlemo per households was 4.74 ± 0.114 TLU and 3.63 ± 0.11.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2329-888X.1000216

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