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Botswana College of Agriculture
Private Bag 0027
Gaborone, Botswana
Phone: +267 - 3650100
Fax: +267 - 3928753
www . bca . bw
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The Department of Animal Science Production is made up of five units, Animal Clinic, Diagnostic Lab, Field Lab, Nutritional Lab and Student Enterprise Project

Department of Animal Science and Production

Kamau J. M., Assoc. Professor

Block 312-Office ASP 001
Department of Animal Science & Production,
Private Bag 0027,
Gaborone.
Tel: +267 3650156
Fax: +267 3928753

Academic Qualifications

B.Vet. Med. 1976,
MSc (Veterinary Physiology) 1977,
PhD (Animal Physiology) 1983, ( Nairobi).

Research Interests

Temperature regulation and energetics with specific reference to selective brain cooling mechanisms in ugulates.

Research Projects (Title & Role / Collaborator)

Heat increment of feeding during perinatal periods in goats. (Team leader)

Recent Publications

Kamau J.M., Segwagwe B. V.E. and S. O. Tshwenyane 2007. The effect of blocking angularis oculi and facial veins on water consumption of Tswana goats during winter. Botswana Journal of Agriculture and Applied Science: In press.

Kamau J. M. and S. P. Sharma 2007. An outbreak of contagious ecthyma in Tswana goats and sheep in Botswana. Botswana Journal of Agriculture and Applied Science: In press.

Kamau, J.M ., 2006. The effect of blocking angularis oculi and facial veins on metabolism of Tswana goats within and below the thermoneutral zone. Presented at the 2 nd International meeting on Physiology and Pharmacology of Temperature Regulation, Phoenix, Arizona, 3-6 March 2006.

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