A study of goat and sheep production on the Masai group ranch at Elangata Wuas, Kajiado District
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Presents results of an initial survey on sheep & goat production on the Masai group ranch at Elangata Wuas, Kajiado District in Kenya, describing population structure, animal morphology & production characteristics, with particular reference to age at first parturition, intervals between successive births, litter size, animal reproduction rate, growth, weight and viability; establishes a series of production indices using these traits. Analyzes effects of sex, parity, birth type, season & flock on all production characteristics and includes survey of management practices.