Misset. Uda sheep in Nigeria 33 Map 12. The AGTR is a dynamic training resource targeted for both researchers and scientists in Animal breeding and genetics. However, the goats in the present study were quite small and very light when compared to Saanen goats (Pesmen and Yardimci 2008). None of the 3 Azuwarq breed was positive to Milk Ring Test. School College of Science Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago; Course Title BIOL 122; Uploaded By ProfessorDugong639. the health status of goats indicating higher infections on older animals than the young and female than male. CAB INTERNATIONAL. Although pastoral Sahel goats are found in the northern semi-arid zone, most goats … The breed is not at risk of disappearance. It is among the short-horned zebu of West and Central Africa. Classification framework and identification of threatened and extinct breeds. Interleukin-2 (IL-2) serves as a potent immuno-modulator, and plays a unique role in both the activation and maintenance of immune responses and in lymphocyte development. The latter is attributed to the ovarian inactivity in the postpartum period and to abortions and stillbirths, whose incidence rate were 4.7-5.9%. Comparative herd productivity information was obtained for various breeds of zebu cattle, including Adamawa Gudali, Azawak, Bunaji, Rahaji, Sokoto Gudali and Wadara, as well as for Muturu, N'Dama and Kuri cattle. 2 d.f. Ears are long, large and convex, sometimes pendulous, although not to the same degree as in some of the Indo-Pakistan zebus. But first, let’s take a look at the major types of cattle breed based on their utility. Sub-types and races. Thick and pigmented skin. Milk let-down was stimulated by the suckling the kid for 5 minutes after which the doe was milked. They have deeper body than the White Fulani breed and resemble East African Boran and the Sudanese Kenana (Tawah and Rege 1996; Rege and Tawah 1999). West african dwarf shorthorn cattle 27 Map 9. WAD sheep 35 Map 14. Sokoto Gudali Cow Breed: All You Need To Know, Cattle Production: Rearing &; Ranching in Nigeria, Grape farming in Nigeria: Step by Step Guide, Ugwu Farming in Nigeria: Step by Step Guide, 10 Hottest Agricultural Export Products in Nigeria, Breeds of Sheep in Nigeria & Their Characteristics, Plantain Farming in Nigeria: How to Start Plantain Plantation Business. Prod. This preview shows page 17 - 20 out of 90 pages. 26:1-26. ... Sokoto Gudali (Bokoloji), Abore, Wadara and Ambala . The linear type traits of Sokoto Gudali cattle were significantly (P < 0.05) higher than those of their Bunaji counterparts, with the exception of body length and face length respectively. The age at first calving of the Sokoto Gudali is between 38½ and 49½ months while the calving interval is between 378 and 537 days and the milk yield is usually 4 – 5kg per day. ue to its projected economic potentials, Sokoto State embarked on ambitious N2.5 billion cattle breeding projects. ||, http://www.fao.org/waicent/faoinfo/agricult/aga/AGAP/, http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/, http://www.ucd.ie/ascience/html/pages/academic/. Yankasa sheep 34 Map 13. TS=Total animals slaughtered, FW=Foetal wastage, RJ=Rahaji, BJ=Bunaji, AD=Adamawa gudali, SG=Sokoto gudali NOTE: Means with the same letter are not significantly different World J. Agric. The Sokoto Gudali stereotypically occurs mainly in the North-West of Nigeria, but in reality, it is now distributed widely throughout the country (Katie & Alistair, 1986; Williamson & Payne, 1990; Payne & Wilson, 1999). Sokoto Gudali has a deeper body and short horns. (.%) were found infected, while of White Fulani breed was free of the disease (Table ).