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Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 29, Number 12, December 2017
ISSN 0121-3784



  1. Effect of supplements of yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae), rice distillers’ by-product and fermented cassava root on methane production in an in vitro rumen incubation of ensiled cassava root, urea and cassava leaf meal; Sangkhom Inthapanya, T R Preston, Le Dinh Phung and Le Duc Ngoan

  2. Enhancing farmers’ market power and income in the pig value chain; a case study in Bac Giang province, Vietnam; Le Thi Minh Chau, Philippe Lebailly and Tran Quang Trung

  3. Effects of supplementing Rhodes grass hay (Chloris gayana) with selected indigenous browse species on voluntary feed intake, feed digestibility and live weight change of goats; F Kemboi, J O Ondiek and P A Onjoro

  4. Situation analysis and prospects for establishing a dairy goat breeding program in Tanzania; Z C Nziku, G C Kifaro, L O Eik, T Steine, G Msalya and T Ĺdnřy

  5. The utilization of feather meal to increase duck production, carcass quality and feathers growth of local Bali ducks; A Pertiwi, E Widodo, M Nur Ikhsan and B Sundu

  6. Indigenous chicken meat and egg consumers are sensitive to sex, weight, tenderness, fat, meat part, plumage colour, age, egg size, egg yolk colour and price; K Ngeno

  7. In vitro rumen fermentation kinetics and nutritional parameters of some native range plants and their relationships to gas production; M R Al-Masri

  8. Approach to the assessment of environmental sustainability comparing ecologic and conventional livestock farms in a Colombian Andean region; J F Cruz and L C Prieto (In Spanish)

  9. Growth performance of grasscutter (Thryonomys swinderianus) fed graded levels of cocoa bean shell with cocoyam peel as replacement for forage grass; O M Edoror and M I Okoruwa

  10. Simulating the impact of innovations in smallholder dairying in Zimbabwe; P I Zvinorova, T E Halimani, R T Mano, N T Ngongoni, S Katsande, S M Kagande and J Gusha

  11. Effect of different ambient management interventions on milk production and physiological performance of lactating Nili-Ravi buffaloes during hot humid summer; Mehtab Ahmad, Jalees Ahmed Bhatti, Muhammad Abdullah, Khalid Javed, Rafi ud Din, Mehboob Ali, Ghuzanfar Rashid, Nisar Ahmed and Mudassar Jehan

  12. The effect of using different levels of pomegranate (Punica granatum) peel powder on productive and physiological performance of Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica); Rabia J Abbas, Khalid Ch K Al-Salhie and Sabah K M Al-Hummod

  13. Genetic parameters estimation of growth in Polled Nellore cattle via random regression models; Isabella Coutinho de Barros, Paulo Luiz Souza Carneiro, Rodrigo Reis Mota, Luciano Pinheiro da Silva, Raimundo Martins Filho and Carlos Henrique Mendes Malhado

  14. Prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites in indigenous chickens slaughtered at live bird markets of Nairobi County, Kenya; A N Maina, R M Waruiru, P G Mbuthia, W K Munyua, R O Otieno and M N Mutune

  15. Diurnal ingestive behavior and heat stress in cows grazing in silvopastoral systems and in a tree-less pasture; W A Barragán, L Mahecha, J Moreno and Y Cajas (In Spanish)

  16. Livestock response to long-term precipitation variability in the arid and semi-arid lands of Baringo County, Kenya; G M Muriithi, D O Olago, G O Ouma and S O Oriaso

  17. The dairy cow peripartum: values of some plasma parameters in a farm in northern Algeria; M K Ghozlane, S Temim, L Ariouat and F Hennouni (In French)

  18. A review on hardseedness and breaking dormancy in tropical forage legumes; Muhammad Rusdy

  19. Comparative assessment of livelihood roles of indigenous chicken in pastoral and agricultural households of Kenya; J E Lotesiro, A M King’ori and B O Bebe

  20. Seasonal hormonal variations of Ouled Djellal ewes in the region of Chlef, Algeria; A Zidane and A Ababou (In French)

  21. Milk production performance of Begait goat under semi intensive and extensive management in Western Tigray, North Ethiopia; Hagos Abraham, Solomon Gizaw and Mengistu Urge

  22. Biochar improves the protein-enrichment of cassava pulp by yeast fermentation; Somphanh Philavong, T R Preston and R A Leng