Crossbreeding cattle in beef production programmes in Kenya. II. Comparison of purebred Boran and Boran crossed with the Red Poll and Santa Gertrudis breeds
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Tropical Animal Health and Production;16(4): 191-200
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Compares two series of breed groups of cows for maternal traits from a three-year study in Kenya to identify breed crosses that are superior to the Boran purebreds; considers age at first calving, calving interval, calf weight at weaning, cow weight at weaning, calf mortality to weaning and cow proudctivity indices.