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Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 24, Number 1, January 2012
ISSN 0121-3784



  1. On-farm evaluation and demonstration of different types of hay press; Abu Teffera, Solomon Tekeste and Yihalem Denekew

  2. Feeding of formaldehyde-treated protein meals to lactating buffaloes; effect on milk yield and composition; S G Vahora, K B Kore and S Parnerkar

  3. Rumen dry matter degradability and preference by West African Dwarf goats for selected multipurpose trees in Nigeria; A A Fadiyimu, A N Fajemisin, M O Arigbede and J A Alokan

  4. Traditional management system and farmers’ perception on local sheep breeds (Washera and Farta) and their crosses in Amhara Region, Ethiopia; Shigdaf Mekuriaw, Zeleke Mekuriaw, Mengistie Taye, Asresu Yitayew, Habtemariam Assefa and Aynalem Haile

  5. Assessment of the response of the Djallonke sheep to fattening on pasture in Kolokope in Togo; W Pitala, Y Yaokorin, B Bonfoh, H Boly and M Gbeassor (In French)

  6. Morphometric characteristics and livestock keeper perceptions of “Arado” cattle breed in Northern Tigray, Ethiopia; Dessalegn Genzebu, Mekonnen Hailemariam and Kelay Belihu

  7. Evaluation of ten tropical legume forages for their potential as pig feed supplement; S N Heinritz, S Hoedtke, S D Martens, M Peters and A Zeyner

  8. Comparative evaluation of Tree Lucerne (Chamaecytisus palmensis) over conventional protein supplements in supporting growth of yearling Horro lambs; Getu Kitaw, Mesfin Dejene, Aemiro Kehaliw and Getnet Assefa

  9. Improvement of the nutritive value and antioxidant properties of citrus peels through Saccharomyces cerevisae solid substrate fermentation for utilization in livestock feed; G Oboh, A O Ademosun and L Lajide

  10. Comparative study between rice husk and sand incubation techniques for hatching the improved backyard poultry eggs; M C Sumy, M M Islam and M K I Khan

  11. Effect of season of birth on onset of puberty and semen characteristics in male rabbits of local Algerian population (Oryctolagus cuniculus); I Boulbina, H AinBaziz, I Ilès, R Belabbas, N Benali, S Zenia and S Temim (In French)

  12. Effects of type of forage on intake, digestibility and growth of Barbarine and Noire de Thibar lambs; Samir Smeti, Naziha Atti, Mokhtar Mahouachi and Saber Mednini (In French)

  13. Proximate composition, and total phenols, tannins, flavonoids and saponins, and in vitro ruminal fermentation activity of fenugreek cut at three maturity stages; H Abdouli, M Hadj Ayed, M Elham, B Nabila and M Remedios Alvir Morencos

  14. Evaluation of alternative selection objectives and schemes for optimisation of village goat improvement programs; R C Bett, A M Okeyo, I S Kosgey, A K Kahi and K J Peters

  15. Biodiversity of hypogean ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in agroecosystems in Cerrito (Valle del Cauca), Colombia; M Ramírez, J Chará, L C Pardo-Locarno, J Montoya-Lerma, I Armbrecht, C H Molina and E J Molina (In Spanish)

  16. Sheep and goat production and utilization in different agro-ecological zones in Tigray, Ethiopia; Assen Ebrahim and Aklilu Hailemichael

  17. Mitigating methane emissions from ruminants; comparison of three nitrate salts as sources of NPN (and sinks for hydrogen) in an in vitro system using molasses and cassava leaf meal as substrates; Le Thuy Binh Phuong, Duong Nguyen Khang, T R Preston and R A Leng

  18. Mitigating methane production from ruminants; effect of supplementary sulphate and nitrate on methane production in an in vitro incubation using molasses and cassava leaf meal as substrate; Le Thuy Binh Phuong, Duong Nguyen Khang, T R Preston and R A Leng

  19. Effects of early weaning on postpartum resumption of reproduction in mother buffaloes and growth of their calves; Cu Thi Thien Thu and Nguyen Xuan Trach

  20. Economic and genetic evaluations of different dairy cattle breeds under rural conditions in Bangladesh; M K I Khan, G Miah, K S Huque, M J Khatun and A Das

  21. Breeding and development of dairy goats: eastern Africa experience; T D O Ogola and I S Kosgey

  22. The development of the dairy industry in Algeria: self-sufficiency to dependence; Abdelkader Djermoun and Foued Chehat (In French)

  23. Integrating interventions against village chicken diseases to reduce mortalities of chicks and growers in southern zone, Tanzania; A O Mbyuzi, E V G Komba and R C T Mulangila