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Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 29, Number 7, July 2017
ISSN 0121-3784



  1. Production of fresh forage in alley cropping legume and elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum) in Oxisol, Indonesia; Sutarno, Sumarsono, S Anwar and Sunarso

  2. Prevalence of ecto- and haemo-parasites of free-range local ducks in Kenya; R M Waruiru, S K Mavuti, P G Mbuthia, L W Njagi, M N Mutune and R O Otieno

  3. Effects of probiotic and organic acids in the diet with inclusion of protein hydrolysate from Tra catfish by-product waste water on performance of chickens; Nguyen Thi Thuy and Nguyen Cong Ha

  4. Glycerol-treated rice straw releases less methane than untreated straw in an in vitro rumen incubation; Sangkhom Inthapanya, T R Preston and R A Leng

  5. Polyunsaturated fatty acid type and ratio in lipid supplements alter the in vitro dry matter digestibility of kikuyu grass (Cenchrus clandestinus); Julián A C Vargas and Martha Olivera A

  6. Random regression model using parametric function to model genetic variances in milk yield of first lactation Holstein Friesian cows in the tropics; S Meseret and E Negussie

  7. Rice distillers’ byproduct improved growth performance and reduced enteric methane from “Yellow” cattle fed a fattening diet based on cassava root and foliage (Manihot esculenta Cranz); Sangkhom Inthapanya, T R Preston, R A Leng, Le Duc Ngoan and Le Dinh Phung

  8. Phenotypic characterization of Tswana chickens based on quantitative traits in Kweneng and Southern Districts, Botswana; J B Machete, S J Nsoso, P M Kgwatalala, J C Moreki and A O Aganga

  9. Effect of biochar amendment of soil and peeling of the stake on germination of mulberry (Morus alba); Bounmay Bouaravong, Xuan Dung Nguyen and T R Preston

  10. Farmer practices that influence risk factors, prevalence and control strategies of rabbit coccidiosis in Central Kenya; K O Ogolla, J Chebet, P K Gathumbi, R M Waruir, P O Okumu, W K Munyua, P Kitala , J N Gichure, M M Wanyoike, S Mail, H W Kibebe and J M Hungu

  11. Characterizing the Tanzanian quality beef supply chain; a case of Arusha and Dar-es-Salaam cities; P P Kamugisha, N S Y Mdoe and L A Mtenga

  12. Effect of non-genetic factors on pre-weaning growth, survivability and prolificacy of Central Highland x Boer crossbred goats in North Eastern Ethiopia; Zeleke Tesema, Mekkonen Tilahun, Belay Deribe, Mesfin Lakew, Nigus Belayneh, Asres Zegeye and Desalengn Aychew

  13. Brewers’ grains have a synergistic effect on growth rate of goats fed fresh cassava foliage (Manihot esculenta Crantz) as basal diet; Vor Sina, Preston T R and Thâm Hô Thanh

  14. Effect of maturity on chemical composition and nutritive value of leaves of Arbutus andrachne shrub and rumen in vitro methane production; A I Atalay, C O Ozkan, E Kaya, O Kurt and A Kamalak

  15. Smallholder dairy production in Kenya; a review; J A Odero-Waitituh

  16. Effect of cold and hot seasons on thermoregulation and hemogram blood parameters of dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius) in Algeria; Brahim Hamad, Hebib Aggad, Leyla Hadef and Aicha Adaika

  17. Nutritional evaluation of baby corn fodder and conventional maize fodder in buffaloes; M P S Bakshi, M Wadhwa and Balwinder Kumar

  18. Genetic evaluation of lactation persistency and total milk yield in dairy goats; O H G B D Siqueira, R R Mota, H R Oliveira, D A S Duarte, L S Glória, M T Rodrigues and F F Silva

  19. Antihelminthic and anticoccidial effects of Zingiber officinale Roscoe fortified diets fed to Yankasa rams; S A Adeniji, O A Adediran, T O Ososanya and E C Uwalaka