Maseno University

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Name Dr. Chrilukovian B. Wasike                     

Department Animal Science
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Address: P.O Private Bag, Kisumu
  • Doctor of Agricultural Sciences (Dr. rer. agr); suma cum laude; Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; 2011.
  • M.Sc. Animal Production (Animal Breeding and Genetics); Distinction; Egerton University; 2006.
  • B.Sc. Animal Production; First Class Honors; Egerton University; 2002

Ongoing Research:
  • Genetics and immunity of indigenous chicken in Kenya
  • Influence of genotype and metagenomics analysis of indigenous chicken of Kenya; comparative analysis and functional inference for immune competence
  • Indigenous chicken farmers’ attitude towards risk and agricultural insurance and its effects on productivity in Nyanza region, Kenya










  1. Miyumo, S., Kahi, A.K. and Wasike, C.B. 2018. Genetic and phenotypic parameters for feed efficiency in indigenous chicken in Kenya. Livestock Science 207, 91–97
  2. Khobondo J.O., Mwakubambanya, R., Wasike, C.B. and Kahi, A.K. 2017. Genetic and non-genetic sources of variation in natural antibodies titre values among indigenous chicken. American Journal of Research Communication, 5(7), 31- 45
  3. Wasike, C. B., Rolf, M., Silva, N. C. D., Puchala, R., Sahlu, T., Goetsch, A. L. and Gipson, T. A. 2016. 1683 Genome-wide association analysis of residual feed intake and milk yield in dairy goats. Journal of Animal Science, 94, suppl5, p820, doi:10.2527/jam2016-1683
  4. Khobondo, J.O., Makubambanya, R., Wasike, C.B. and Kahi, A. K. 2016. Variation and Repeatability of Natural Antibodies against Keyhole Limpet Hemocyanin of Indigenous Chicken of Kenya. Genomics and Applied Biology, 7(4): 1-8, doi:10.5376/gab.2016.07.0004.
  5. Ojango, J.M.K, Wasike, C.B., Enahoro, D.K. and Okeyo, A.M. 2016. Dairy production systems and the adoption of genetic and breeding technologies in Tanzania, Kenya, India and Nicaragua. Animal Genetic Resources, 59, 81–95, doi:10.1017/S2078633616000096