Tropical Animal Health and Production

, Volume 11, Issue 1, pp 231–238 | Cite as

Productivity of White Fulani cattle on the Jos plateau, Nigeria I. Herd structures and reproductive performance

  • N. B. Pullan
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Summary

Some details are given of a 2 1/2 year study on traditionally managed settled White Fulani cattle herds on the Jos plateau in Nigeria. Observations are included on herd size, herd structure, seasonal calving and reproductive performance. The relationship between herd structure and reproductive performance is discussed.

Productivite Du Betail Blanc Fulani Sur Le Plateau De Jos Au Nigeria. I. Structures Des Troupeaux Et Reproductivite

Résumé

Quelques détails sont donnés sur une étude ayant duré deux ans et demi, concernant la gestion traditionnelle de troupeaux de bétail blanc Fulani sur le plateau de Jos, au Nigeria. Les relations existant entre la structure des troupeaux et leur reproductivité sont discutées.

Productividad Del Ganado Blanco Fulani En La Meseta De Jos En Nigeria. I. Estructura De Los Hatos Y Eficiencia Reproductiva

Resumen

Se reseñan los resultados de un estudio de dos años y medio de duración, sobre ganado Blanco Fulani en la meseta de Jos en Nigeria. Los animales estuvieron bajo manejo tradicional. Se incluyen observaciones sobre el tamaño de los hatos, estructura de los mismos, pariciones estacionales y eficiencia reproductiva. Se discute la relación entre estructura de los hatos y eficiencia reproductiva.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. B. Pullan
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  1. 1.Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, Easter BushRoslinScotland

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