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PIGEON PEA SEED: LEVEL OF AWARENESS, UTILIZATION AND CONSTRAINTS TO USE AS A FEEDSTUFF AMONG LIVESTOCK FARMERS IN OGBOMOSO ZONE OF NIGERIA

Published in Scientific Papers. Series "Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and rural development", Vol. 20 ISSUE 3
Written by Janet Temitope OJEDIRAN, Taiwo Kayode OJEDIRAN, Shakirat SALAMI, Victor DUROJAIYE, Rasheed Gbolagade ADEOLA

Livestock farmers (n=253) from five local government areas of Ogbomoso, Southwest Nigeria were interviewed through a well-constructed questionnaire. This study assessed the demographic characteristics of the livestock farmers, type of livestock kept, type of feed used, energy and plant protein feedstuffs used in feed compounding, level of awareness of pigeon pea seed utilization as livestock feedstuff and constraints to the use of pigeon pea seed as livestock feedstuff. The survey results revealed that the respondents were mostly part time livestock farmers, married-middle aged men (

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© 2019 To be cited: Scientific Papers. Series “Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development“.

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