Conference Articles

1. Magothe, M., W. B. Muhuyi and A. K. Kahi. 2006. Genetic parameters for egg and juvenile body weights of indigenous chicken genetic resources in Kenya. 8th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Belo Horizonte, Brazil Communication 32-19.


2. Magothe, M., W. B. Muhuyi and A. K. Kahi. 2006. Some external egg characteristics of local chickens in Kenya. In: Proceedings of TSAP 2006 annual scientific conference to be held on 24th - 26th October 2006, Moshi, Tanzania.


3. Magothe T. M., W. B. Muhuyi, A. M. Wachira and A. K. Kahi. 2007. Growth characteristics of some indigenous chicken genotypes. In: Proceedings of APSK 2007 Annual Scientific Symposium held from 15th – 16th March 2007, KARI Mtwapa, Kenya.


4. Ogore, P.B., A.M. Wachira, I.S. Kosgey, B.O. Bebe and A.K. Kahi. 2007. Utilization pattern and management interventions for indigenious chicken ecotypes in semi-arid areas of Kenya. In: Proceedings of APSK 2007 Annual Scientific Symposium held from 15th – 16th March 2007, KARI-Mtwapa, Kenya.


5. Magothe, T. M., W. B. Muhuyi and A. K. Kahi. 2008. The influence of some major genes on growth of indigenous chickens in Kenya. In: Proceedings of the XXIII World's Poultry Congress held from 29 June to 4 July 2008 at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia.


6. Magothe, T. M., and A. K. Kahi. Indigenous chicken production in Kenya: Current status and prospects for improvement. In: Proceedings of TSAP 2009 annual scientific conference held from 22nd to 25th September 2009 in Moshi, Tanzania.


7. Bett, H. K., K-J. Peters, A.K. Kahi, J. Lagat, W. Bokelmann. 2009. An economic analysis of the market channels and factors influencing indigenous chicken marketing in Kenya. Tropentag 2009, held from 6th – 8th  October 2009 in Hamburg, Germany.


8. Magothe, T. M., W. B. Muhuyi and A. K. Kahi. 2009. Growth patterns and relationships between body weights and linear body measurements of indigenous chickens reared intensively in Kenya. KARI mini Scientific Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.


 9. Okeno, T. O. and A.K. Kahi. 2009. Phenotypic characterization of indigenous chicken genotypes: Analysis of production objectives and systems. KARI mini Scientific Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.


10. Magothe, T. M., W. B. Muhuyi and A. K. Kahi. 2009. Genetic parameters for egg and body weights of indigenous chicken in Kenya. KARI mini Scientific Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.


11. Magothe, T. M. and A. K. Kahi. 2009. Indigenous chicken production in Kenya: Current status and prospects for improvement. KARI mini Scientific Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.


12. Magothe, T. M., M. G. Githinji and A. K. Kahi. 2009. Some factors influencing egg weight of indigenous chicken in Kenya. KARI mini Scientific Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.


13. Ngeno, K, B.O Bebe and A. K. Kahi. 2009. Growth parameters of indigenous chicken ecotypes reared intensively. KARI mini Scientific Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.


14. Magothe, T. M., W. B. Muhuyi and A. K. Kahi. 2009. Influence of major genes for crested-head, frizzle-feather and naked-neck on body weights and growth patterns of indigenous chickens reared intensively in Kenya. KARI mini Scientific Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.


15. Bett, H. K., K.J. Peters, J.K.Lagat, A.K. Kahi and W.Bokelmann. 2009. An economic analysis of the market channels and factors influencing indigenous chicken marketing in Kenya. KARI mini Scientific Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.


16. Menge E. O, T. O. Rewe and A. K. Kahi. 2009. Derivation of economic values for functional and production traits of indigenous chicken raised in free-range, semi-intensive and intensive production systems. KARI mini Scientific Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.


17. Magothe, T. M. and A. K. Kahi. 2010. Indigenous chicken improvement in Kenya: past efforts and future prospects. In: Proceedings of APSK 2010 Annual Scientific Symposium held from 20th – 22nd April 2010, Garissa, Kenya.


18. Magothe, T. M., A. M. Wachira, W.B. Muhuyi and A.K. Kahi. 2010. Growth patterns and the relationships between body mass and linear body parts measurements of indigenous chicken in Kenya. In: Proceedings of APSK 2010 Annual Scientific Symposium held from 20th – 22nd April 2010, Garissa, Kenya.


19. Ngeno, K., B. O. Bebe and A. K. Kahi. 2010. Heritability estimates for growth traits of different ecotypes of indigenous chicken reared intensively. 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, 1st – 6th August 2010, Leipzig, Germany.


20. Magothe, T. M., W.B. Muhuyi and A.K. Kahi. 2010. Genetic parameter estimates for egg and body weights of indigenous chicken in Kenya. 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, 1st – 6th August 2010, Leipzig, Germany.


21. Ngeno, K., B. O. Bebe and A. K. Kahi. 2010. Heritabilities and correlations between body weights and growth curve parameters of indigenous chicken populations reared intensively in Kenya. 5th all Africa Conference to be held on 25th – 28th October in Addis Ababa.


 22. Ngeno, K., B. O. Bebe and A. K. Kahi. 2010. Growth parameters of Indigenous Chicken populations reared intensively in Kenya. 5th all Africa Conference held on 25th – 28th October in Addis Ababa.


23. Ngeno, K., B. O. Bebe and A. K. Kahi. 2010. Heritability Estimates For Growth of Different Ecotypes of Indigenous Chicken Reared Intensively. 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production Conference to be held 1st – 6th August 2010.


24. Okeno, T. O., A.K. Kahi and J.K. Peters. 2010. Characterization of indigenous chicken production systems in Kenya: household flock structure, dynamics and breeding practices. In: Proceedings of the 12th KARI Scientific Conference held on 8th – 12th November 2010 pp 877-884.


25. Okeno, T. O., T. M. Magothe, A.K. Kahi and J.K. Peters. 2011. Application of risk-rated profit model function in estimation of economic values for indigenous chicken breeding. Presented at the Tropentag 2011, held on October 5-7 at University of Bonn, Germany.


26. Okeno, T.O., T. M. Magothe, A. K. Kahi and J. K. Peters. 2011. Application of bio-economic model accounting for risk attitude of farmers in economic evaluation of indigenous chicken production systems. Tanzania Society of Animal Production Annual Scientific Conference 25th - 27th October 2011, Olasit Garden, Arusha, Tanzania.


27. Ngeno, K., B. O. Bebe and A. K. Kahi. 2011. Genetic evaluation of growth traits in ecotypes of Kenyan indigenous chicken. Pan-African Conference, NAGRC&DB Headquarters, Entebbe, Uganda.


28. Okeno, T.O., A. K. Kahi and J. K. Peters. 2012. Genetic and economic evaluation of alternative breeding objectives for adoption in the smallholder indigenous chicken improvement program. Tropentag 2012 to held on September 19 – 21 at University of Goettingen, Germany.


29. Ngeno, K, E. H. Vander Waaij and A. K. Kahi. 2014. Indigenous chicken genetic resources: Their unique attributes and conservation Options for improved use. Lillehammer, Norway 27th-29th of January 2014.


30. Ngeno, K., E.H. van der Waaij, Hendrik-Jan Megens, A. K. Kahi, J. A.M. van Arendonk and R. P. M. A. Crooijmans. 2014. Major Histocompatibility Complex genetic diversity of Kenyan Indigenous Chicken populations based on microsatellite markers. 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production (WCGALP) being held from 17 – 22 August 2014 at the Westin Bayshore Conference Center, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.


31. Ngeno, K., J. M. Herrero-Medrano, E.H. van der Waaij, H.J. Megens, A. K. Kahi, J.A.M. van Arendonk and R.P.M.A. Crooijmans. Genetic Variation and Signatures of Selection in the Genomes of Kenyan Indigenous Chicken and Commercial Layers. 9th Annual International Conference, Egerton University, 25th to 27th March, 2015.


32. Khobondo J.O and A. K. Kahi. 2015. Exploitation of variation of indigenous chicken genetic resources in Kenya. Proceedings of the 9TH Egerton University International Conference, March 2015, Egerton University, Kenya


33. Kahi, A. K., C. B. Wasike,  T. O. Okeno, H.K. Bett, K. Ngeno, T.M. Magothe, J. Gakige, S. Gicheha, and S. Miyumo. 2015. Improving indigenous chicken productivity for enhanced livelihood and food security in sub-Saharan Africa. In Proceedings of the Animal Production Society of Kenya Annual Symposium, April, 2015. Mombasa, Kenya.


34. Muasya, T. K., S. Miyumo, K. Ngeno, J.O. Khobondo, C. B. Wasike, T.M. Magothe and A.K. Kahi. 2015. Preliminary selection results for body weight in indigenous chicken in Kenya. In Proceedings of the Animal Production Society of Kenya Annual Symposium, April, 2015. Mombasa, Kenya.


35. Ngeno, K. and A.K. Kahi. 2015. Consumer preference and behaviour towards indigenous chicken meat and eggs. In Proceedings of the Animal Production Society of Kenya Annual Symposium, April, 2015. Mombasa, Kenya.


36. Ngeno, K., E.H. van der Waaij, H.J. Megens, A.K. Kahi, J.A. van Arendonk, and R.P.M.A. Crooijmans. 2014. Genetic diversity of different indigenous chicken ecotypes using highly polymorphic MHC linked and non-MHC linked microsatellite markers. In Proceedings of the Animal Production Society of Kenya Annual Symposium, April, 2015. Mombasa, Kenya.


37. Ngeno, K. and A.K. Kahi. 2015. Genetic diversity and population structuring of Kenyan indigenous chicken populations. In Proceedings of the 9th Egerton University International Conference, March, 2015. Egerton Univeristy, Kenya.


38. Khobondo, J. O. and A.K. Kahi. 2015. Exploitation of variation of Indigenous Chicken Genetic Resources in Kenya. In Proceedings of the 9th Egerton University International Conference, March, 2015. Egerton Univeristy, Kenya.


39. Miyumo, S., C.B. Wasike and A.K. Kahi. 2015. Influence of cluster and genotype on feed efficiency in Indigenous chicken. In Proceedings of the 9th Egerton University International Conference, March, 2015. Egerton Univeristy, Kenya.


40. Gakige, J. K., A.K. King’ori, B.O. Bebe and A.K. Kahi. 2015. Effects of targeted phase supplementary feeding on performance of scavenging ecotypes of indigenous chicken in Kenya. In Proceedings of the 9th Egerton University International Conference, March, 2015. Egerton Univeristy, Kenya


41. Lihare, G. O., C.B. Wasike and A.K. Kahi. 2015. Early growth patterns of Kuchi described by various mathematical growth functions. In Proceedings of the 9th Egerton University International Conference, March, 2015. Egerton Univeristy, Kenya.

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