Research Information:

Enhancing availability and productivity of dairy cattle through genetic stabilization in Tanzania

Agricultural Productivity

-Establishment of on station crossbreeding programme -Distribution of proven crossbred bulls with 75% exotic genes to farmers -Introduction of genetic material owned and managed by farmer group Establishment and strengthening of farmer research groups -On farm establishment of system of evaluation of the performance of smallholder dairy cattle Establishment of guideline on mating and production of dairy cattle in the two zones

From: Tanzania Livestock Research Institute(TALIRI) (TALIRI) | | Research Done By: Collaborator TALIRI Tanga, PhD

Funding Source: NFAST-COSTECH

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Research Recommendation:
Crossbred cows and bulls are far more suitable in small holder dairy systems of Tanzania