Dr Perminus Karubiu Migwi

 

Dr Perminus Karubiu Migwi

Lecturer and Chair, Depart of Animal Science

Faculty of Agriculture,

Department of Animal Science

P O BOX 536, - 20115,

EGERTON, Kenya


Mobile +254-722 178 054

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EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

2007

PhD, Rural Science & Agriculture

University of New England, Australia

1997

Master of Science, Animal Science

University of Adelaide, Australia

1985

BSc in Agriculture

University of Nairobi, Kenya

1999

One month course Poultry Mgt, Nutritional, Physiological and Veterinary Aspects

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

1980

Kenya Advanced Certificate of Education (KACE)

Thika High School

1978

East African Certificate of Education (EACE)

Division Two 12 points

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIELD OF SPECIALISATION

Ruminant Nutrition and Livestock production Systems

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Jan 2010 - present

Chairman, Department of Animal science,, Egerton University

February 2004 - Present

Lecturer, Department of Animal Science

1988-2004

Assistant Lecturer, Department of Animal Science, Egerton University.

1985-1988

Agricultural Officer II, Animal Health & Industry Institute (AHITI), Nyahururu, Ministry of Livestock Development.

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS

2010-

Developing feed resources packages and systems analysis for dairy goat in Kenya. Funded by the Commission for Higher Education

2009-2011

Developing Feed Resources Data Base for Eastern African countries. Funded by ASSARECA

2013

Utilization of Crop Residues. Collaboration between Ministry of Agriculture, Egerton University & KARI, (Njoro). Funded by EAAPP

 

SELECTED AND RECENT JOURNAL PAPERS

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P. K Migwi, B.O. Bebe, C.K. Gachuiri, I. Godwin and J.V. Nolan. 2012. Options for efficient utilisation of high fibre forage resources in low input ruminant production systems in a changing climate: A review. Livestock Research for Rural development Journal (25(5), 2013).

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P. K. Migwi, I. Godwin, J.V. Nolan and L.P. Khan. 2011. The effect of energy supplementation on intake and utilization efficiency of urea-treated low-quality roughage in sheep. I. Rumen digestion and feed intake. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 24(5): 623-635.

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P.K. Migwi, I. Godwin and J.V. Nolan. 2011. The effect of energy supplementation on intake and utilization efficiency of urea-treated low-quality roughage in sheep. II. Rumen kinetics and acetate clearance rate. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 24(6):774-780.

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P.K. Migwi, I. Godwin and J.V. Nolan. 2010. Effects of Non-protein nitrogen, protein and energy supplementation on dry matter intake of high fibre-low protein basal diet roughage in sheep. Egerton Journal of Science and Technology, 10: 21-30.

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Lanyasunya, T. K,. Migwi, P.K., Otieno, K., Siamba, D.N,. Mutunga, T.K. and Ondoro, D.M.As authors) “A handbook for Dairy Stakeholders: Feed and Milk Hazard Control”. (This Handbook with four chapters is currently being edited in preparation for publication).

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P. K. Migwi, J. R. Gallagher and R. J. Van Barneveld. 2000. The effect of molasses on the fermentation quality of wheat straw and poultry litter ensiled with citrus pulp. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 40:825-829.

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P. K. Migwi, J. R. Gallagher and R. J. Van Barneveld. 2001. The nutritive value of citrus pulp ensiled with wheat straw and poultry litter for sheep, Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 41:1143-1148.

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P. K. Migwi P.O. Gamba and T.A. Onyango. 2003. Participatory on-farm technology transfer for increased livestock productivity in Sub–Saharan Africa: A case study of Lare division Nakuru District, Kenya. FAO (Animal Production & Health Division) Agrippa Electronic Journal, Website, http://www.fao.org.DOCREP/ARTICLE/AGRIPPA/569-EN-HTM of 3-4-2003.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SELECTED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

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P. K Migwi, B.O. Bebe, C.K. Gachuiri, I.Godwin and J.V. Nolan. 2012. Options for efficient utilisation of high fibre forage resources in low input ruminant production systems in a changing climate: Proceedings 7th Egerton University International Conference and Expo 26th – 28th September, 2012, Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya.

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P.K. Migwi, I. Godwin and J.V. Nolan. 2006. The Effect of Energy supplementation on Feed intake and Rumen digestion in sheep fed urea-treated low quality roughage. The 10th Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) Biennial Scientific conference & Agricultural Forum, Nairobi Kenya, 13th – 17th November 2006.

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P. K. Migwi, I. Godwin and J.V. Nolan. 2006. The Effect of Nitrogen, Protein and Energy supplementation on voluntary intake in sheep fed low quality roughage. The 10th Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) Biennial Scientific conference & Agricultural Forum, Nairobi Kenya, 13th – 17th November 2006.

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P.K. Migwi, I. Godwin and J.V. Nolan. 2006. The Effect of Energy supplementation on Feed intake and Rumen digestion in sheep fed urea-treated low quality roughage. The 10th Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) Biennial Scientific conference & Agricultural Forum, Nairobi Kenya, 13th – 17th November 2006.

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T. A. Onyango, P. K. Migwi and P. O. Gamba. 2001. Technology transfer for increased Livestock productivity in Lare Division, Nakuru District, Kenya. The 1st Egerton University-National Plant Breeding Research Centre, Njoro Symposium on Agricultural Research for Sustainable Development, Egerton University, Kenya, December 2001.

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S.A. Abdulrazak, P. O. Ogore, J.O. Ondiek, P. K. Migwi, S.A. Patel and M. Shah. Efficacy of a natural based product (Wormkill) in treatment of gastrointestinal nematodes of sheep in Kenya. Animal Production Society of Kenya (APSK) Symposium, Egerton University Njoro, Kenya, 7th – 8th March 2001.

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P.K. Migwi, J. R. Gallagher and R. J. van Barneveld. 2000. The nutritive value of citrus pulp ensiled with wheat straw and poultry litter for sheep. The 7th Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) Scientific conference, Nairobi Kenya, 13th – 17th November 2000.

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P.K. Migwi, J. R. Gallagher and R. J. van Barneveld. 1998. The Effect of molasses on the fermentation quality of Wheat straw and poultry litter ensiled with citrus pulp. The 6th Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) Scientific conference, Nairobi Kenya, 9th – 13th November 1998.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Animal nutrition, especially protein and energy metabolism in ruminants, utilization of crop residues and non-conventional feed resources in ruminants.

 


 

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