Genetic improvement of milk traits in indigenous cattle breeds in Benin

Last updated 5th Dec 2017
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A pinboard by ISIDORE HOUAGA

PhD Student in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, PAN AFRICAN UNIVERSITY OF BASIC SCIENCES, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

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The aim of the study is to increase milk yield and improve fatty acids profiles in indigenous cows

In Benin, the main indigenous cows are White Fulani and Borgou cattle breeds. These breeds are characterized by low milk yield and there is no data available on their milk fatty acids composition. ...