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Title: Estimating Live Body Weight of Indigenous Chickens Will Help Rural Farmers Negotiate Equitable Prices of Birds in Uganda

Date Published: 2011
Author/s: P. Lusembo Lusembo, J. Semakula and D.R Kugonza
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Affiliation: Mukono Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute,


Chicken in Uganda is sold on face value and
not by actual weight, which often reduces the
farmers’ bargaining power for premium prices.
¦Applying body measurements to determine live
body weight of Ugandan chicken to set prices
with accuracy was planned