African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6862

Full Length Research Paper

Growth performance and carcass characteristics of Kuroiler chicks fed on Silkworm pupae (Bombyx mori) diet

Nyanchoka W.
  • Nyanchoka W.
  • Department of Plant, Animal and Food Sciences, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology, P. O. Box 210-40601, Bondo, Kenya.
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Muriithi A. N.
  • Muriithi A. N.
  • Department of Plant, Animal and Food Sciences, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology, P. O. Box 210-40601, Bondo, Kenya.
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Kasina M.
  • Kasina M.
  • National Sericulture Research Center, P. O. Box 7816 -01000, Thika, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 16 August 2022
  •  Accepted: 27 October 2022
  •  Published: 31 March 2024

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