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Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 30, Number 10, October 2018
ISSN 0121-3784



  1. Fattening “Yellow” cattle on cassava root pulp, urea and rice straw: completely mixed ration system with cassava foliage as protein supplement compared with feeds not mixed and brewers’ grains as protein source; Phanthavong Vongsamphanh, T R Preston, Thansamay Vorlaphim, Dinh Van Dung and Nguyen Xuan Ba

  2. Evaluation of pure breeds, crossbreeds and indigenous chicken egg quality traits in Kenya; M M Gikunju, L W Kabuage, A M Wachira, G W Oliech and M G Gicheha

  3. Cross-sectional study of productive and reproductive traits of dairy cattle in smallholder farms in Meru, Kenya; J Muraya, J A VanLeeuwen, G K Gitau, J J Wichtel, D N Makau, M B Crane, S L B McKenna and V T Tsuma

  4. Modelling egg production in Sasso dual-purpose birds using linear, quadratic, artificial neural network and classification regression tree methods in the tropics; A Yakubu, O I A Oluremi and Z N Ibrahim

  5. Towards the determination of a “Weaning Age” for the intensive production of the Agouti (Dasyprocta leporina); Riyadh Mohammed, George Legall and Gary Wayne Garcia

  6. Potential of Thai bentonite to ameliorate aflatoxin B1 contaminated in the diet of the Pacific white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei); L Neeratanaphan and B Tengjaroenkul

  7. Effect of plumage color on the productive performance of turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo) in confinement; A Juárez-Caratachea, I Delgado-Hurtado, R Ortiz-Rodríguez, E Gutiérrez-Vázquez, G Salas-Razo, D Val-Arreola and J C Segura-Correa (In Spanish)

  8. Succession models on smallholder dairy farms in Indonesia; A Firman, L Budimulati, M Paturochman and M Munandar

  9. Goat production integrated with agroforestry systems; a strategy to reduce the impact of livestock on global warming; T R Preston and María E Gomez

  10. Pasture management strategies for sustainable livestock production in Karamoja pastoral system, Uganda; A M Atuhaire, P Boma and S Mugerwa

  11. Production of mannan oligosaccharides (MOS) extracted from fermented palm kernel cake and cassava by-product mixture and its efficacy as prebiotic; Nurhayati, Hartutik, Osfar Sjofjan and Eko Widodo

  12. Temperature-humidity index and success of artificial insemination of Holstein and Montbéliarde cows in the Saharan region; L Ouarfli and A Chehma (In French)

Short communications

  1. Observations on endoparasitic load in captive reared agoutis (Dasyprocta leporina) without anthelmintic exposure in Trinidad, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago; Kegan Romelle Jones and Gary Wayne Garcia