Research Activities

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Tsukahara, Y., Y. Choumei, K. Oishi, H. Kumagai, A. K. Kahi, J. M. Panandam, T. K. Mukherjee, H. Hirooka. 2008. Effect of parental genotypes and paternal heterosis on litter traits in crossbred goats. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics 125: 84–88.

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Nishio, M., A. K. Kahi and H. Hirooka. 2008. Accounting for numbers of expressions of specific genotypes using a modified gene-flow method. Livestock Science 114: 241-250.

3

Oishi, K., A. K. Kahi, Y. Nagura, M. Fujita and H. Hirooka. 2008. Effect of culling age of does on milk and meat production in Japanese-Saanen goats. Livestock Science 114: 220-232.

4

Ibi, T., A. K. Kahi and H. Hirooka. 2008. Genetic parameters for gestation lenght and the relationship with birth weight and carcass traits in Japanese Black cattle. Animal Science Journal 79: 297-302.

5

Ilatsia, E. D., M. Githinji, T. K. Muasya, T. O. Okeno and A. K. Kahi. 2008. Genetic parameter estimates for growth traits of Large White pigs in Kenya. South African Journal of Animal Science 38: 166-172.

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Tsukahara, Y., Y. Chomei, K. Oishi, H. Kumagai, A. K. Kahi, J. M. Panandam, T. K. Mukherjee, H. Hirooka. 2008. Analysis of growth patterns in purebred Kambing Katjang goat and its crosses with the German Fawn. Small Ruminant Research 80: 8-15.

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Kahi, A. K. and T. O. Rewe. 2008. Biotechnology in livestock production: Overview of possibilities for Africa. African Journal of Biotechnology 25: 4984-4991.

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Bett, R. C., I. S. Kosgey, A. K. Kahi and K. J. Peters. 2009. Analysis of production objectives and management strategies of dairy goats in Kenya. Tropical Animal Health and Production 41: 307-320.


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Bett, R. C., H. K. Bett, A. K. Kahi and K. J. Peters. 2009. Evaluation and effectiveness of breeding and production services for dairy goat farmers in Kenya. Ecological Economics 68: 2451-2460.

10

Orenge, J. S. K., E. D. Ilatsia, I. S. Kosgey. and A. K. Kahi. 2009. Genetic and phenotypic parameters and annual trends for growth and fertility traits of Charolais and Hereford beef cattle breeds in Kenya. Tropical Animal Health and Production 41: 767-774.

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Wasike, C. B., D. Indetie, J. M. K. Ojango and A. K. Kahi. 2009. Direct and maternal (co)variance components and genetic parameters for growth and reproductive traits in the Kenya Boran cattle. Tropical Animal Health and Production 41:741-748.

12

Bosso, N.A., E. H. van der Waaij, A. K. Kahi and J.A.M. van Arendonk. 2009. Genetic analysis of N’Dama cattle breed selection schemes. Livestock Research for Rural Development. http://www.lrrd.org/lrrd21/8/boss21135 accessed on 11th August 2009.

13

Gradiz, L., L. Alvarado, A. K. Kahi and H. Hirooka. 2009. Fit of Wood’s function to daily milk records and estimation of environmental and additive and non-additive genetic effects on lactation curve parameters of crossbred dual purpose cattle in Honduras. Livestock Science 124: 321-329.

14

Nishio, M., A. K. Kahi and H. Hirooka. 2009. Economic implications of using Japanese Black sires carrying recessive genes associated with genetic defects. Animal: An International Journal of Animal Bioscience 2: 1013-1018.

15

Bett, R. C., I. S. Kosgey, A. K. Kahi and K. J. Peters. 2009. Realities in breed improvement for dairy goats in East and Central Africa. Small Ruminant Research 85: 157-160.

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Rewe, T.O., P. Herold, A. K. Kahi and A. Valle Zárate. 2009. Breeding indigenous cattle genetic resources for beef production in sub-Saharan Africa. Outlook on Agriculture 38: 317-326.


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Bett, R.C., Kosgey, I.S., Kahi, A.K., Peters, K.J., 2009. Realities in breed improvement programmes for dairy goats in East and Central Africa. Small Ruminant Research 85, 157-160.

18. Orenge, J.S.K., Ilatsia, E.D., Kosgey, I.S., Kahi, A.K., 2009. Genetic and phenotypic parameters and annual trends for growth and fertility traits of Charolias and Hereford cattle breeds in Kenya. Tropical Animal Health and Production 41, 767-774.

19. Bett, R.C., Kosgey, I.S., Kahi, A.K., Peters, K.J., 2008. Analysis of production objectives and breeding practices of dairy goats in Kenya. Tropical Animal Health and Production 41, 307-320.

20. Kosgey, I.S., Rowlands, G.J., van Arendonk, J.A.M., Baker, R.L., 2008. Small ruminant production in smallholder and pastoral/ extensive farming systems in Kenya. Small Ruminant Research 77, 11-24.