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MR. OSOTSI JOAB MALANDA

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Designation
TECHNOLOGIST II
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Job Category
Non-Teaching
Phone Number
+254795474103
Division / Faculty
Faculty of Agriculture
Directorate / Dept
DEPT. OF ANIMAL SCIENCE
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DEPT OF ANIMAL SCIENCES ,EGERTON UNIVERSITY
SUMMARY

I am a trained Para Veterinarian with MSc Animal Husbandry.

My areas of research interest include pig production and animal health.

I also supervise attachement students posted at Tatton Agriculture Park of Egerton University.

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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
  1. Sept 2018-June 2020: MSc Animal Husbandry ,Thesis Title: Optimal age of breeding gilts and its impact on lifetime performance.University of Debrecen,Hungary.
  2. Jan 2017-Dec 2017:Graduate Swine Production.Pipestone System Centre, United States of America
  3. Aug 2007-May 2010: Undergraduate Animal Health.Egerton University,Kenya
FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION
  • Lifetime livestock performance
  • Herd Health and ambulatory management
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Assisted Reproductive Technologies
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
  • Nov 2017: Sustainable Food Production through Livestock Health Management. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Nov 2017: Dairy Production and Management. Penn State University, USA
  • Sept 2017: Animal Behaviour and Welfare. University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • April 2016: Agriculture in Transition.Wageningen UR, Centre for Development Innovation, The Netherlands
  • Jan 2016: Pig Breeding and Artificial Insemination, PTC+ Barneveld, The Netherlands
  • Nov 2013: Goat Artificial Insemination. Egerton University, Kenya
  • Sept 2010: Cow Artificial Insemination. Egerton University, Kenya
WORK EXPERIENCE
  • Aug 2021-Date: Farm Manager, Tatton Agriculture Park ,Egerton University,Kenya
  • June 2014-Date: Livestock Technologist, Department of Animal Sciences-Egerton University. Responsible for teaching animal based practical courses
  • Feb 2018-Aug 2018: Ass Farm Manager, Tatton Agriculture Park,Egerton University
  • June 2016-Dec 2016. Ag. Farm Manager for Tatton Agriculture Park of Egerton University. Responsible for farm planning, operationalisation and management.
  • June 2011-May 2014: Livestock Health Clinician and Inseminator at Tatton Agriculture Park Egerton University. Providing top level Animal health husbandry
KEY PROJECTS

Completed

  1. Assited Reproductive Technology on Goats in Nakuru County -Kenya , completed 2013
  2. Optimal age of breeding gilts and its impact on lifetime performance-Hungary ,completed 2020

Ongoing

  1. Impacts on Conception Rate and Farrowing Rate with extended Lactation Length due to utilization of nurse sows in breed-wean swine facilities (PhD project)
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Lifetime livestock performance
  • Herd Health and ambulatory management
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Assisted Reproductive Technologies
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
  1. Malanda, J.,(2019): Determining the optimal age of breeding gilts and its impact on lifetime performance, Literature review.
    Acta Agraria Debreceniensis, (1), 15-20. https://doi.org/10.34101/actaagrar/1/2363 
  2. Malanda et al., (2019): Sow removal patterns in commercial breed-wean herds of Midwest, USA. Acta Agraria Debreceniensis, (2), 9-14. https://doi.org/10.34101/actaagrar/2/3671 
  3. Malanda et al., (2019): Optimal age of breeding gilts and its impact on lifetime performance. Acta Agraria Debreceniensis, (2), 15-20. https://doi.org/10.34101/actaagrar/2/3672 
  4. Malanda et al., (2020): Heat-No-Service: Reproductive lifetime performance of gilts inseminated on first versus second observed estrus in commercial piglet producing herds. Acta Agraria Debreceniensis, (1), 77-80. https://doi.org/10.34101/actaagrar/1/3731 

FACTSHEETS

  1. Malanda, J., (2019).Relationship between sow culling types and parity trends. National Hog Farmer. https://www.nationalhogfarmer.com/animal-health/relationship-between-sow-culling- types-and-parity-trends
  2. Malanda, J., (2019).Linking Reproductive failure to parity trends in the sow herd. The Pig Site. https://thepigsite.com/articles/linking-reproductive-failure-to-parity-trends-in-the-sow-herd 
  3. Malanda, J., (2019).Effect of first versus second estrus insemination on gilt lifetime productivity. The Pig Site. https://thepigsite.com/articles/effect-of-first-versus-second-oestrus- insemination-on-gilt-lifetime-productivity
CONFERENCES & INVITED PRESENTATIONS
  1. Sept 14th-Sept 17th 2019:The 2019 Allen D. Leman Swine conference at St Paul Minnesota, United States organized by University of Minnesota. Presented research work topic: Heat No Service: Reproductive lifetime performance of gilts inseminated on first versus second observed estrus in commercial piglet producing herds.
  2. Nov 19th ,2019: Scientific Students’ Conference ,organized by Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences and Environmental Management, University of Debrecen Hungary .Awarded 3rd place award.
  3. June 26th -June 30th 2016:1st World Congress on Innovations for Livestock Development. Theme: Fostering Innovations for the Livestock Industry, Nakuru- Kenya .Presented a poster paper on Success of A.I (Artificial Insemination) as an ART (Assisted Reproductive Technology) to Goats in Nakuru county-Kenya.
  4. Sept 21st -Sept 22nd 2015:Regional Conference on Dairy Education and Training in Africa. Theme: Transforming Dairy Education and Training for Health and Wealth in Africa held at Merica Hotel Nakuru-Kenya
  5. Nov 3rd-Nov 4th 2014:Joint Conference between Egerton University (Kenya), Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Malawi) and Langston University (USA).Theme: Goat Management held at Egerton University
HONORS, PRIZE AND AWARDS
  1. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations scholarship, for Msc Animal Husbandry study at University of Debrecen, Hungary.
  2. Communicating for Agriculture Scholarship and Education Foundation Programs, Agriculture Trainee Award –USA
  3. Netherlands Fellowship Awards from Ep Nuffic for short courses - Agriculture in Transition at Wageningen University CDI and Pig Breeding and A.I at PTC+ Barneveld, The Netherlands
TEACHING AREAS
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Herd Health Management
  • Lifetime performance
  • Assisted Reproductive Technologies
OTHER SOCIETIES
  1. Kenya Parra Veterinary Association
REFEREES

Prof Joshua O.Ogendo(PhD),

Professor and Principal Nakuru Town Campus,

Egerton University

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Dr Perminus K. Migwi(PhD),

Snr Lecturer Department of Animal Sciences,

Egerton University

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