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Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 29, Number 9, September 2017
ISSN 0121-3784



  1. Comparative assessment of hatching rates of African Catfish (Clarias gariepinus) eggs using Nile cabbage and Kaka Bans substrates; Jane M Gikonyo, Felix M Kibegwa and Benson O Inyangala

  2. Biogas production from water spinach combined with manure from buffaloes in an in vitro biodigester system; Sopheap Yen, T R Preston and Nguyen Thi Thuy

  3. Prediction of milk fat, protein and yield from the morning or afternoon milking in grazing Holstein cows; M F Cerón-Muñoz, J D Corrales Alvarez and J P Ramírez Arias (In Spanish)

  4. Characterization of the hygiene quality of raw milk produced in Northern Antioquia, Colombia; Brayian Cuartas Martínez, William Posada, John Montoya and Mario Cerón-Muñoz (In Spanish)

  5. Early diagnosis of pregnancy in the cow based on an external sign: the condition of the hairs of the lower commissure; S Bensefa, B Bentayeb, A N Ghamri and O Zidoun (In French)

  6. Capturing the impacts of agricultural innovation platforms: an empirical evaluation of village crop-livestock development platforms in Burkina Faso; Gabriel Téno and Jean-Joseph Cadilhon

  7. Reproductive parameters and their relationship to production and milk quality in dairy cattle herds in the high tropics; E Sierra Montoya, M F Cerón-Muñoz and Z T Ruiz Cortés (In Spanish)

  8. Intake, relative palatability index and preference class of selected Bor, South Sudan browse species fed to crossbred growing goats; M T Deng, J O Ondiek and P A Onjoro

  9. Rural-ICT service providers and agro-pastoralists interface: implications of the processes for sustainable agro-pastoral livelihoods in rural Tanzania; E E Ngowi and A S Mwakalobo

  10. A comparative evaluation of moringa (Moringa oleifera) and sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) leaf hays as foraging substrates for laying hens; S S Diarra, S Rusa, N Wati, S Biloko, S Gaunalomani and M Hazeem

  11. Production performance of kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus L.) cv. Vinkat-3 with mineral-organic fertilization; Y Sardiñas, R García-López, G Crespo, M Herrera and N Fraga (In Spanish)

  12. Morphometric variations of native chicken types in backyard farms of Bhutan; Jigme Dorji, Sonam Tamang, Tshewang and Tashi Y Dorji

  13. Evaluation of farmer`s knowledge and application of guidelines on use of veterinary antibiotics in layer poultry production in Mukono district, central Uganda; M M Kigozi and J Higenyi

  14. Fermentation of cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) pulp with yeast, urea and di-ammonium phosphate (DAP); Phoutnapha Sengxayalth and T R Preston

  15. Effect of protein-enriched cassava pulp on growth and feed conversion in Moo Laat pigs; Phoutnapha Sengxayalth and T R Preston

  16. Estimation of dairy production in primiparous Ouled Djellal sheep in an improved extensive system; S Smaali and M Chemmam (In French)

  17. Effect of egg size and day length on reproductive and growth performance, egg characteristics and blood profile of the Guinea fowl; C G Kyere, S Y Annor, J K Kagya-Agyemang and O Korankye

  18. Plants foraged by bees in the Edough peninsula (Northeast Algeria); T Hamel and A Boulemtafes (In French)

  19. Prevalence and impact of subclinical mastitis on the profitability of dairy cattle in the far East of Algeria; H Fartas, Z Bouzebda, F Afri and S Khamassi (In French)

  20. Assessment of vulnerability levels and coping strategies of pastoral communities to climate variability and change: A case study of the West Pokot, Kenya; G M Muriithi, E Mutuma, J M Kinyua, A S Kaptalai and K A Kipronoh

  21. Protein-enriched cassava root pulp as partial replacement for fish meal in diets for growing pigs; Tran Thi Thu Hong, Pham Thi Bich Lien, Duong Thanh Hai, Phan Thi Hang and Nguyen Hai Quan