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Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 24, Number 8, August 2012
ISSN 0121-3784



  1. Voluntary feed intake and growth of broilers on Acacia angustissima leaf meal based starter and finisher diets; S Ncube, H Hamudikuwanda and P T Saidi

  2. Which vegetable oil produced by artisan method should be used to supplement the diet of piglets? Preliminary results; Koffi G Somenutse, Sodjinin K Ekoue and Balabadi B Dao (In French)

  3. Effects of urea-molasses multi-nutrient blocks as a dietary supplement for dairy cows in two milk production systems in north-western Ethiopia; E Tekeba, M Wurzinger and W Zollitsch

  4. Growth promoting effect of charcoal from seeds of Canarium schweinfurthii Engl as substitute for antibiotic in broiler diets; J R Kana, H Defang Fulefack, A Teguia, B D Takoumbo Tchegne, Y Kana and B Mongo (In French)

  5. In vitro gas production from vegetable waste used to feed dairy cows; I Almaraz, H Losada, J Cortés, J Vargas, L Miranda and J Sánchez (In Spanish)

  6. Factors affecting the adoption of beekeeping and associated technologies in Bushenyi District, Western Uganda; A Mujuni, K Natukunda and D R Kugonza

  7. Technical and economic study of the feeding practice of dairy camels in intensive breeding system; Case of the region of Ghardaia (Northern Algerian Sahara); F Laameche and A Chehma (In French)

  8. Constraints and opportunities in the hides and skins value chain in pastoral areas of northern Kenya; F O Wayua and A Kagunyu

  9. The effect of Eupatorium odoratum foliage compared with cassava foliage on growth and intestinal nematode infestation in goats; Vu Thi Thu Hang, Nguyen Kha Tu and Chu Duc Tuy

  10. Utilisation of some Erythrina species and biomass production of Erythrina variegata; Daovy Kongmanila, Jan Bertilsson, Inger Ledin and Ewa Wredle

  11. Effect of potassium nitrate and urea on feed intake, digestibility, N balance and methane production of goats fed a basal diet of Gliricidia (Gliricidia sepium) and Mimosa (Mimosa pigra) foliages supplemented with molasses; P Silivong, O Xaykham, O Aloun and T R Preston

  12. Chemico-physical characteristics and quality of locally processed honey in Uganda: implications for local and international honey trade; D R Amulen, P Milavi, A Tamale, L Nyakarahuka and J Okwee-Acai

  13. Effect of land use changes on adaptive strategies for smallholder agro-pastoralists in Kenya; E C Kirwa, M M Nyangito, D M Nyariki and R K Kimitei

  14. Impact of feeding peri- and post-partum on the body condition score of dairy cows; M K Ghozlane, M Bouamra and S Temim (In French)

  15. Nutritive quality and fatty acid profile of Ravizzone (Brassica campestris L. var. Oleifera) seeds and plant during growth; P G Peiretti, S Tassone and F Gai

  16. Economic analysis of Tanzanian long fat-tailed sheep with different ages at entry to the feedlot and level of molasses concentrate diet; E J M Shirima, L A Mtenga, A E Kimambo, G H Laswai, D M Mgheni, D E Mushi, D S Shija and J G Safari

  17. Ascaricidal activity of Rhoicissus tridentata root-tuber ethanolic and water extracts; A S Nalule, J M Mbaria, J W Kimenju and D Olila

  18. Forage species preferred by camels (Camelus dromedarius) and their nutritional composition in North Eastern Kenya; S G Kuria, I A Tura, S Amboga and H K Walaga

  19. Determination of socio-economic factors affecting piggery business in Balaka District, Malawi; R E Phiri

  20. Determination of piggery business profitability in Balaka District in Malawi; R E Phiri

  21. A cross-sectional study on the prevalence of bovine Trypanosomosis in Amhara region, Northwest Ethiopia; M Ayana, Z Tesfaheywet and F Getnet

  22. Occurrence and distribution of bacterial pathogens of fish in the southern gulf of Lake Tana, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia; Anwar Nuru, Bayleyegn Molla and Eshetu Yimer

  23. Greenhouse gases in intensive silvopastoral systems with Leucaena leucocephala in Colombia; Juan Fernando Naranjo, César Augusto Cuartas, Enrique Murgueitio, Julián Chará and Rolando Barahona (In Spanish)

Short communications

  1. Utilization of biodigester effluent for production of Chlorella; Trinh Thi Lan, Nguyen Huu Yen Nhi and Le Tran Minh Khoa