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Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 30, Number 1, January 2018
ISSN 0121-3784



  1. Apparent digestibility of nutrients from diets containing Moringa oleifera forage for growing rabbits; Y Caro, Daymara Bustamante, L E Dihigo and J Ly (In Spanish)

  2. Indigenous knowledge on ecosystem services and management of termites among rural communities in Uganda`s rangelands; Mali B, Okello S, Ocaido M and Nalule A S

  3. A comparative evaluation of the hematological parameters, biochemical profile and chemical composition of eggs of creole and Hy-line Brown laying hens; Daniel Paredes López, Rizal Robles Huaynate and Richard Valles Tananta

  4. Digestibility, nitrogen retention, gut environment and visceral organ size in Moo Lath and Large White growing pigs fed un-fermented and fermented cassava root pulp and soybean pulp; L Taysayavong, J E Lindberg and E Ivarsson

  5. Residual biomass gasification on a small scale and its thermal utilization for coffee drying; Jair Orosco, Franklin J Patiño, Mabel J Quintero and Lylian Rodríguez

  6. Current status of freshwater fish hatcheries, broodstock management and fingerling production in the Kenya aquaculture sector; B M Nyonje, M A Opiyo, P S Orina, J Abwao, M Wainaina and H Charo-Karisa

  7. Effects of different lysine and energy levels in diets on the performance and carcass traits of growing local Muscovy ducks; Nguyen Thuy Linh, Nguyen Thi Kim Dong and Nguyen Van Thu

  8. Ethno charaterisation of termite species in the rangelands of central Uganda; B Mali, S Okello, M Ocaido, A S Nalule and S Celsus

  9. Utilisation of water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) as fish aggregating device by riverine fisher folks in a South West Nigeria community; Olorunwa Eric Omofunmi, Adesoji Matthew Olaniyan and Olubukunola Tony Ebietomiye

  10. Effect of season and age on main characteristics of sperm production in the Ouled-Djellal rams; A R Benia, M A Saadi, A Ait-Amrane, T B Belhamiti, S M A Selles and R Kaidi

  11. Comparison of rumen liquor from fistulated and slaughtered cattle in determination of in vitro digestibility of ruminant feeds; Charles Mpemba, Germana H Laswai and Abiliza E Kimambo

  12. Economic values of Begait cattle breeding-objective traits under low and medium input production systems in northern Ethiopia; Gebretnsae Mezgebe, Solomon Gizaw and Mengistu Urge

  13. Effect of inbreeding on traits of economic importance in Kenyan Sahiwal cattle; M Musingi, T K Muasya, E D Ilatsia and A K Kahi

  14. Mortality of young rabbits during lactation period: effect of the kindling season and milk production of females of two genetic types: Synthetic strain and white population; T T Amroun, N Zerrouki-Daoudi and M Charlier (In French)

  15. Mechanical scarification and hot water treatments enhance germination of Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) seeds; M Koobonye, B V Maule and K Mogotsi

  16. Using heart girth to estimate live weight of heifers (Bos indicus) in pastoral rangelands of northern Kenya; W O Odadi

  17. The effect of balanced diets with Cupuassu seed flour (Theobroma grandiflorum), on the growth of Pacu (Piaractus brachypomus Cuvier); Sherill Castillo Quispe, Helem Castillo Quispe, Edgar Giraldo Rios, Javier Eduardo Díaz Viteri, Larry Oscar Chañi-Paucar and Milthon Honorio Muñoz Berrocal (In Spanish)

  18. Mitochondrial DNA variation of indigenous goat populations from Peste-des-petits-ruminants outbreak in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo; B A Bwihangane, G C Gitao, L C Bebora, M G Tarekegn, S Nicholas, S Bacigale and N Svitek

  19. Effect of harvest frequency on intake and digestibility of Pennisetum clandestinum conserved as hay; Z Kambale Muhindo, F Tendonkeng, E Miégoué, J Lemoufouet and E Pamo Tedonkeng (In French)

  20. Effect of a 4% dietary concentration of rice distillers’ byproduct, or of brewers' grains, on growth rate and feed conversion during pregnancy and lactation of native Moo Lath gilts and their progeny; Bounlerth Sivilai, T R Preston, Du Thang Hang and Nguyen Quang Linh