International Journal of Animal Science and Technology

Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2022

  • Feedlot Performance and Profitability of Tanzania Shorthorn Zebu Finished on Local Feed Resources in Kongwa District, Tanzania

    Saning’o Gabriel Kimirei, Sebastian Wilson Chenyambuga, Daniel Elia Mushi, George Mutani Msalya, Zena Mpenda

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 78-85
    Received: 26 July 2022
    Accepted: 24 August 2022
    Published: 11 October 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijast.20220604.11
    Abstract: An experiment was conducted for 90 days to assess the effects of diets formulated based on locally available feed ingredients on growth performance, feed conversion ratio (FCR) and gross margin of cattle under feedlot condition in Kogwa district, Tanzania. Fifty bulls belonging to Tanzania shorthorn zebu breed, with the age of three to four years a... Show More
  • The Effect of Moisture with Organic Acids-Surfactant Milling Aid on the Feed Process and Quality of Pelletized Feed

    Edwin Pei Yong Chow, Ricardo Communod

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 86-89
    Received: 9 October 2022
    Accepted: 26 October 2022
    Published: 31 October 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijast.20220604.12
    Abstract: During the animal feed production process, it inevitably loses water due to the high temperature applied in the production process. Feed manufactures have the objective to attain a maximum level of moisture in the feed without encouraging mold growth. Admixing moisture with organic acid-surfactant milling aid can guarantee a constant water level in... Show More
  • Socio-Economic Benefits of Wildlife Conservation Relative to Distance from Maasai Mara National Reserve, Narok County, Kenya

    Kipkosgei Meshack Lagat, James Simiren Nampushi, Maurice Omollo

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 90-99
    Received: 1 November 2022
    Accepted: 16 November 2022
    Published: 29 November 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijast.20220604.13
    Abstract: This paper assessed the relative influence of distance from protected areas on the distribution of the socio-economic benefits derived from conservation areas to the local communities. The local people living adjacent to the protected areas are expected to have high interactions with wildlife which in most cases it turns out to be negative co-exist... Show More