GENETIC PARAMETERS OF GROWTH AND REPRODUCTION IN THE WEST AFRICAN DWARF GOATS REARED IN THE HUMID TROPICS

TABLE OF CONTENTS Certification…………………………………………………….……………….i Dedication………..…………………………………………………………….ii Acknowledgement…………………………………………………………….iii List of Table…………………………………………………………………….iv Abstract…………………………………………………………………………v CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1     Objective of the Study……………………………………………………2 1.2     Problem Statement……………….……………………………………….2 1.3     Justification……………………………….………………………………3 CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1     West African Dwarf Goat Breeds………………………………………….4 2.2     Importance of Goats…………………………………..……………………4 2.3     Indigenous Breeds of Goats……………………………..………………….5 2.4     Environmental Factors that Influence Economic Traits………… …………6 2.4.1  Birth Weight…………………………………………………………..……6 2.4.2  Weaning […]

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