Yeremia D. Sanka

Yeremia D. Sanka

Senior Livestock officer
Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries, Tanzania


Highest Degree
Ph.D. Student in Animal Science and Nutrition from Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania

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Biography

Yeremia D. Sanka is an Animal Production Scientist who holds BSc. Animal Science and MSc.Tropical animal production at Sokoine University of Agriculture. He is a Senior Livestock Advisor at the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries of the United Republic of Tanzania. He conducted several researches on Tanzanian local chicken. He is author and co-author of four research papers. He is currently a PhD student at Sokoine University of Agriculture studying Feeding strategies for semi-scavenging genetically improved chicken. Sanka has particular focus on science outreach to underserved communities and is an active member of animal production society.

Area of Interest:

Animal Husbandry
100%

Selected Publications

  1. Sanka, Y.D., S.H. Mbaga, S.K. Mutayoba and D.E. Mushi, 2021. Performance of sasso and kuroiler chickens under semi-scavenging system in Tanzania: carcass and meat quality. Asian J. Poult. Sci., 15: 1-12.
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  2. Sanka, Y.D., S.H. Mbaga, S.K. Mutayoba, A.M. Katule and S.H. Goromela, 2020. Evaluation of growth performance of sasso and kuroiler chickens fed three diets at varying levels of supplementation under semi-intensive system of production in Tanzania. Trop. Anim. Health Prod., 10.1007/s11250-020-02363-x.
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  3. Hyera, E., M.E. Mlimbe, Y.D. Sanka, M.G. Minja and A.P. Rugaimukamu et al., 2018. On-station growth performance evaluation of Small East African and dual purpose goat breeds in Northern Tanzania. Livestock Res. Rural Dev., Vol. 30. .
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  4. Sanka, Y.D. and S.H. Mbaga, 2014. Evaluation of Tanzanian local chicken reared under intensive and semi-intensive systems: II. Meat quality attributes. Livestock Res. Rural Dev., 26: 78-81.
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  5. Sanka, Y.D. and S.H. Mbaga, 2014. Evaluation of Tanzanian local chicken reared under intensive and semi-intensive systems: II. Meat quality attributes. Livestock Res. Rural Dev., .
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  6. Mbaga, S.H., Y.D. Sanka A.M. Katule and D. Mushi, 2014. Effects of storage time on the quality of local chicken meat. Tanzania J. Agric. Sci., 13: 48-54.
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