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Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 21, Number 12, December 2009
ISSN 0121-3784



  1. Intake of nutrients from scavengeable resources by scavenging chickens supplemented free choice with protein and energy; L O Okitoi, L W Kabuage, R W Muinga and B S Badamana

  2. Effects of growth stage on chemical composition, organic matter digestibility, gross energy and fatty acid content of safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.); P G Peiretti

  3. Performance and economic profit of upgrading poor roughages with cottonseed meal in fattening Maure sheep in Mali; H Nantoumé, C H T Diarra and D Traoré (In French)

  4. The effect of increasing levels of dried leaves of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) on dry matter intake and body weight gain performance of broiler finisher chickens; Wude Tsega and Berhan Tamir

  5. Assessing the sustainability of a small scale beef production systems contributing to the supply of meat to Mexico City; H Losada, J Cortés, J Rivera, J Vieyra, A Castillo and R González (In Spanish)

  6. Analysis of reproductive performance of Djallonké ewes in Benin; M Senou, A K I Youssao, P Tobada, S A B Gnangboche, V Aboki, S Alimy and P M Tondji

  7. Growth of Washera ram lambs fed on Napier (Pennisetum purpureum) and Sesbania (Sesbania sesban) mixture at different levels of combination; Mengistie Taye

  8. Evaluation of b-ODAP content in forage, grain and straw of Lathyrus sativus in North West Ethiopia; Yihalem Denekew and Wude Tsega

  9. Characterizing farming practices from three regions of Ethiopia on which enset (Ensete ventricosum) is widely profited as a multipurpose crop plant; Dereje Fekadu

  10. Incidence of infectious bursal disease in village chickens in two districts of Amhara Region, Northwest Ethiopia; Hailu Mazengia, S T Bekele and T Negash

  11. Adoption of silage as a methodology to improve domestic goat productivity for marginal farmers of the Tehuacán Valley in México; E Baraza, S Ángeles, A García and A Valiente-Banuet

  12. Factors influencing the prevalence of trypanosomosis in Orma Boran (trypanotolerant) and Teso zebu (trypanosusceptible) cattle crosses in Teso District, western Kenya; J M Gachohi, B Bett and G A Murilla

  13. Incorporation of cactus (Opuntia ficus-indica f. inermis) in young goats diets: 1. Effects on intake, digestion, growth and carcass composition; N Atti, M Mahouachi, F Zouaghi and H Rouissi

  14. Incorporation of cactus (Opuntia ficus-indica f. inermis) in young goats diets: 2. Effects on meat quality and fatty acid composition; F Zouaghi, M Mahouachi and N Atti

  15. Feeding the future; D Farrell

  16. Analysis of women involvement in livestock production in Lafia area of Nasarawa State, Nigeria; J A Ayoade, H I Ibrahim and H Y Ibrahim

  17. Ethno-veterinary medicine used in small ruminant health in the Eastern Guinea Savanna, Nigeria; J M Chah, E M Igbokwe and K F Chah

  18. Nutritional value of some varieties of maize grains grown in Algeria for feeding of ruminants; R Arbouche, Y Arbouche, H S Arbouche, F Arbouche and A Mennani (In French)

  19. Production and reproduction performances of “Brunes des Alpes” and “Montbéliarde” cows in sub-humid areas in the north of Tunisia; R Bouraoui, B Rekik and A Ben Gara (In French)

  20. Composition and nutritive value of rice distillers’ by-product (hem) for small-holder pig production; Luu Huu Manh, Nguyen Nhut Xuan Dung, La Van Kinh, Tran Chi Binh, Bui Phan Thu Hang and Truong van Phuoc

  21. Comparison of the growth performances of young rabbits in fattening fed with a floury diet containing sunflower seed cake to those of young rabbits fed with the pellet form; T M Kpodékon, A K I Youssao, B G Koutinhouin, A Missohou, J Fayomi, A Fagbohou and Y Djago (In French)

  22. Effect of freeze drying on in vitro ruminal fermentation dynamics of three tropical shrub legumes with and without condensed tannins; T T Tiemann, P Avila, C E Lascano, M Kreuzerand H D Hess

  23. Feeding autonomy of dairy cattle farms in Tizi-Ouzou area, Algeria; S A Kadi and F Djellal (In French)