Dr.Thomas Kainga Muasya (Ph.D.),

Lecturer, Department of Animal Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture,

Department of Animal Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture,

P. O. Box 536, 20115 Egerton, Kenya

Tel: +254 51 221 7737

Contact information

Mobile: +254 708 142687

Fax: +254 51 211 1113

Email: muasyakt@yahoo.com

Recent publications

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Muasya T.K., Peters, K.J., Kahi,A.K. 2014Effect of diverse sire origins and environmental sensitivity in Holstein-Friesian cattle for milk yield and fertility traits between selection and production environments in Kenya. Livestock Science. 162, 23-30.

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Muasya, T.K., Peters, K.J., Kahi, A.K., 2013. Breeding structure and genetic variability of the Holstein-Friesian dairy cattle population in Kenya. Animal Genetic Resources 52, 127-137.

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Katiku P. N., Kimitei R. K., Korir B. K., Muasya T. K.,Chengole J. M., Ogillo B. P., Munyasi J. W and Karimi S. K. 2013. Value chain assessment of small ruminant production, challenges and opportunities: The case of southern rangelands of Kenya.Livestock Research for Rural Development. Volume 25, Article #1. Retrieved February 27, 2013, from http://www.lrrd.org/lrrd25/1/kati25001.htm.

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Muasya T K, Kariuki J N and Muia J M K 2011. Population structure of the Sahiwal breed in Kenya. Livestock Research for Rural Development. Volume 23, Article #186. Retrieved February 27, 2013, from http://www.lrrd.org/lrrd23/9/muas23186.htm.

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Muasya, T. K.,Magothe, T. M., Ilatsia, E. D and Kahi, A. K. 2007. Identification of production systems and assessment of heterogeneity of variance components for Holstein-Friesian cattle in the tropics. Livestock Research for Rural Development. Vol 19, article # 90

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Muasya, T. K.,Magothe, T. M.,Ilatsia, E. D and Kahi, A. K. 2007. Heterogeneity of variance components for Holstein-Friesian cattle in Kenya and its effect on selection of sires and bull-dams. South African Journal of Animal Science.37 (3)170-175

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Ilatsia, E. D., Muasya, T. K.,Muhuyi, W. B. and Kahi, A. K. 2007. Genetic and phenotypic parameters and annual trend for milk production and fertility traits of the Sahiwal cattle in semi-arid Kenya. Tropical Animal Health and Production:39:37-48

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Ilatsia, E. D., Muasya, T. K.,Muhuyi, W. B. and Kahi, A. K. 2007. Genetic and phenotypic parameters for test day yield milk yield of Sahiwal cattle in semi-arid Kenya. Animal International Journal of Applied Biosciences {FormallyAnimal Science}. 1: 185-192.

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Ilatsia, E. D., Muasya, T. K.,Muhuyi, W. B. and Kahi, A. K. 2006. Milk production and reproductive Performance of Sahiwal cattle in Semi-arid Kenya. Tropical Science. 47(3)120-127.

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Ilatsia, E. D., Githinji, M. G., Muasya, T. K., and Kahi, A. K. 2007. Genetic and phenotypic parameters for piglet growth and sow reproductive traits in Large White pigs. South African Journal of Animal Science: 38(2)

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Amimo, J.O., R.O Mosi,J.WWakhungu B.O Inyangala and Muasya T.K2006. Phenotypic and genetic parameters of fertility traits in Ayrshire cattle on large-scale farms in Kenya. Livestock Research for Rural Development. Vol 18 article # 147.

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Mugabi N.J., Wakhungu JW, Inyangala BO, Muhuyi WB, Muasya T.K. 2007. Estimation of additive and non-additive parameters in Kenya Dual Purpose Goat composites. Journal of Small Ruminant Research. 72: 149-156