The productivity of small ruminants in the Maasai pastoral system, Kajiado District, Kenya. An introduction to current research | Land Portal

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décembre 1982
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Describes the research approach adopted by an interdisciplinary ILCA team to study a pastoralist production system, summarizing the methodology & results of research on small ruminants' productivity in the Maasai pastoral system, and outlining dif. features of current smallstock research in Kenya; w. an analysis of flock productivity, mortality, animal nutrition & behaviour at the Elangata Wuas group ranch.

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Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Leeuw, P.N. de
Peacock, C.P.


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