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Prof. Bebe Bockline O.

Bockline Omedo Bebe (Ph.D.)

Professor of Livestock Production

Department of Animal Science,

Faculty of Agriculture,

P. O. Box 536, 20115 Egerton, Kenya

Tel: +254 51 221 7737

Mobile: +254 721853999

Fax: +254 51 211 1113

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EDUCATION

 

2005-2012

Doctor of Philosophy, Livestock Production Systems (Ph.D.)

Wageningen University, Netherlands

1994-1998

Master of Science in Animal Science (livestock Production Systems).

Wageningen University, Netherlands.

1989-1992

Bachelor of Sciences in Animal Production.

Egerton University, Kenya.

1984-1987

Diploma in Animal Husbandry.

Egerton College, Kenya.

 

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

 

Livestock Production Systems, Livestock Value chains, Climate change

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Date

Position

Since October 2013

Deputy Director of Extension and Outreach, Research and Extension Division

Since October 2014

Professor of Livestock production, Animal Sciences Department, Egerton University

May 2010 - October 2014

Associate Professor of Livestock production, Animal Sciences Department, Egerton University

2005 – 2010

Senior lecturer, Animal Sciences Department, Egerton University

2003 - 2005

Lecturer, Animal Sciences Department, Egerton University

1998 - 2003

Assistant Lecturer, Animal Sciences Department, Egerton University

1989 - 1908

Senior Technician Livestock Management, Animal sciences Department, Egerton University

1986 - 1989

Technical Animal Production Officer, Ministry of Livestock Development, Kenya

 

MOST RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 

Publication details

1

Muthui, N. J., Mshenga, P. M. and Bebe, B. O. 2014. The influence of livestock market structure, conduct and performance on herd productivity among smallholders in Western Kenya

Journal of Agricultural Economics and Development Vol.3(1);12-16.

2

Ngeno K., Omasaki S.K. and Bebe B.O. 2014. Assessment of the Vulnerability and Adaptation Strategies to Climate Variability of the Bos-Taurus Dairy Genotypes in Nandi and Nakuru Counties in Kenya

J Anim Prod Adv 2014, 4(6): 430-441

3

Kashongwe Olivier Basole, Migwi Preminius, Bebe Bockline Omedo, Ooro Patrick Awuor, Onyango Tobias Atali, Osoo John Odhiambo. 2014. Improving the nutritive value of wheat straw with urea and yeast culture for dry season feeding of dairy cows

Tropical Animal Health and Production. DOI 10.1007/s11250-014-0598-1

4

Shibia G. Mumina. Owuor George, and Bebe B. Omedo. 2013.

Evaluation of losses of replacement heifers in pastoral and peri-urban camel herds in semi-arid northern Kenya

Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 3:23

http://www.pastoralismjournal.com/content/3/1/23

5

Noor Issack M, Tariq Mohammed, Guliye Abdi Yakub, Bebe Bockline Omedo. 2013. Assessment of camel and camel milk marketing practices in an emerging peri-urban production system in Isiolo County, Kenya. Pastoralism: Research, Policy and Practice 3:28

http://www.pastoralismjournal.com/content/3/1/28

6

Ngeno K., Magothe T M., Okeno T O., Bebe B O., Kahi A K. 2013.

Heritabilities and correlations between body weights and growth curve parameters of indigenous chicken populations reared intensively in Kenya. Research Journal of Poultry Sciences 6 (3): 43-52

7

Ochieng Justus, George Owuor, Bebe Bockline Omedo. 2013.

Management practices and challenges in smallholder indigenous chicken production in Western Kenya. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics. Vol. 114 No. 1 (2013) 51–58. urn:nbn:de:hebis:34-2013030542607

9

Bett R C, Bebe B O, Kosgey I S, Kahi A K and Peters K J. 2013. Participatory assessment of institutional and organisational challenges confronting dairy goat management in Kenya

Livestock Research for Rural Development. Volume 25, Article #210. http://www.lrrd.org/lrrd25/12/bett25210.htm

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

Sustainable livestock production systems, Adaptation to climate change, Livestock value chains development, Livestock policy