African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6711

Full Length Research Paper

Phenotypic performance and response to selection for body weight gains of Black Bengal goat in a community breeding program

A. Akhtar
  • A. Akhtar
  • Department of Livestock Services (DLS), Farmgate, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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M. A. Hoque
  • M. A. Hoque
  • Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
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A. K. F. H. Bhuiyan
  • A. K. F. H. Bhuiyan
  • Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
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M. R. Amin
  • M. R. Amin
  • Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), Mymensingh, Bangladesh.
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M. A. Habib
  • M. A. Habib
  • Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute (BLRI), Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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  •  Received: 20 February 2021
  •  Accepted: 23 June 2021
  •  Published: 31 July 2021

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