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Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 21, Number 9, September 2009
ISSN 0121-3784



  1. Genotype by environment interaction in “Siboney de Cuba” cattle; M A Suárez, I Zubizarreta and T Pérez (In Spanish)

  2. Macro-mineral utilization in West African dwarf goats fed combinations of fertilized and unfertilized Guinea grass (Panicum maximum, cv. ntchisi), Verano stylo (Stylosanthes hamata cv Verano) and a concentrate mix; M A Bamikole and O J Babayemi

  3. A note on factors affecting the weaning weight in Brahman Zebu cattle; D Montes Vergara, O Vergara Garay and E Prieto Manrique (In Spanish)

  4. Genetic study on reproductive traits in crossbred pigs; J Sai Prasanna, M Gnana Prakash, B R Gupta and M Mahender

  5. Pattern and determinants of meat consumption in urban and rural Ethiopia; Shawel Betru and H Kawashima

  6. Feed level and body condition score at calving effect on milk production in dual purpose cows Bos taurus x Bos indicus; K Drescher, N Martínez, L Pinto-Santini, A Ruiz and C Domínguez (In Spanish)

  7. Performance traits of finishing pigs housed in bagasse deep bed and fed with diets based on enriched sugar cane molasses; E Cruz, R E Almaguel, C M Mederos, C González and J Ly (In Spanish)

  8. Variations in quality of whole-plant foliage components from sweet potato harvested at 12 and 20 weeks after planting; I Etela and U I Oji

  9. Implementation and drawbacks of caponization in a hillside village in northern Thailand; T Masuno

  10. Monitoring the nutritional value of feed components for aquaculture along the supply chain - an East African case study; R Nalwanga, D M Liti, H Waidbacher, J Munguti and W J Zollitsch

  11. Assessment of seven under-utilized grain legume foliages as feed resources for ruminants; F T Ajayi, S R Akande, A A Adegbite and B Idowu

  12. Effect of replacing soybean by broad bean on ciliate protozoa in the rumen of Sicilo-Sarde rams; H Selmi, M Hammami, B Rekik, N Salah, A Ben Gara and H Rouissi (In French)

  13. Modelling of long term pasture production and estimation of carrying capacity of Ankole pastoral production system in South Western Uganda; H Mulindwa, E Galukande, M Wurzinger, A Okeyo Mwai and J Sölkner

  14. Adaptation of plastic tubular biodigesters to cold climates; D Poggio, I Ferrer, Ll Batet and E Velo (In Spanish)

  15. Calculation of the economic values for some udder health traits to estimate the profitability of the selection indices for dairy cows in Egypt; H G El-Awady

  16. Reproductive performance of traditionally managed sheep in the south western part of Ethiopia; Belay Berhanu and Haile Aynalem

  17. Impact of major diseases and vectors in smallholder cattle production systems in different agro-ecological zones and farming systems in Uganda; M Ocaido, C P Otim and D Kakaire

  18. Effect of dried cassava peelings on the rumen environment of cattle fed natural grasses; Pham Ho Hai and T R Preston