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Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 24, Number 10, October 2012
ISSN 0121-3784



  • Sustainable and Diversified Agriculture – Not Optional but Absolutely Necessary; Paul A Olivier

  • Papers:

    1. Awareness of human health risks associated with the use of antibiotics among livestock keepers and factors that contribute to selection of antibiotic resistance bacteria within livestock in Tanzania; A A S Katakweba, M M A Mtambo, J E Olsen and A P Muhairwa

    2. Yield and quality of Brachiaria Mulato-forage perennial peanut (Arachis pintoi) mixture in the Highlands of Madagascar; Volatsara B Rahetlah, Jean Marc Randrianaivoarivony, Blandine Andrianarisoa, Lucile H Razafimpamoa and Vololona L Ramalanjaona

    3. Nutritive value of whole plant (stem and leaves) of Hedysarum coronarium L, Medicago truncatula L, Vicia sativa L and Pisum sativum L grown under Mediterranean conditions; A Gasmi-Boubaker, H Selmi, R Mosquera Losada, S Ben Youssef, A Zoghlami, W Mehdi, B Rekik, H Rouissi and A Rigueiro-Rodriguez

    4. A survey of the management of livestock ticks and other aspects of animal ethno health in Bukusu community, western Kenya; Wycliffe Wanzala

    5. Descriptive analysis of the bovine artificial insemination results in Algeria: case of center region; R Saidi, D Khelef and R Kaidi (In French)

    6. Determining suitable size of stem cutting for propagating Becium grandflorum; Haftom Gebremedhn and Tesfay Belay

    7. Determination of dietary crude protein level required for optimum growth of the grasscutter in captivity; C Kusi, A K Tuah, S Y Annor and K T Djang-Fordjour

    8. Poultry production and rural poverty among small-scale farmers in Mzimba District of Malawi; Maganga M Assa

    9. Proximate determinants of the effective demand for animal health services in smallholder sector of Zimbabwe; J Mutambara, R Mano, P Chatikobo and J Masvongo

    10. Ruminal in situ nutrient disappearance from alfalfa and cottonseed hulls in goats fed dried distillers grains; R A Allphin, B D Lambert, T R Whitney and J P Muir

    11. Response of Alder (Alnus acuminata Kunth) inoculated with Frankia sp and AMF at two levels of pig manure in San Pedro (Antioquia, Colombia); J G Tamayo-Martínez, S Ayala-Lopera and M Medina-Sierra (In Spanish)

    12. Review on contract dairy farming: to boost Indian dairying; D V Kolekar, L S Kokate, Y C Bangar and G S Khillare

    13. Metabolic profile in Alpina and Saanen lactating goats; S L Posada, R R Noguera and O Bedoya (In Spanish)

    14. Vulnerability of rural agro-pastoral households to drought in semi-arid Botswana; K Mogotsi, M M Nyangito and D M Nyariki

    15. Participatory characterization of the Short-eared Somali goat and its production environment around Dire Dawa, Ethiopia; G Gebreyesus, A Haile and T Dessie

    16. The effect of climate change on ruminant livestock population dynamics in Ethiopia; Kefyalew Alemayehu and Tegegn Fantahun

    17. Shedding of the PRRS virus in boar semen and it effects on some semen traits in southern Mexico; J J Báez-Gómez, J C Segura-Correa, A Alzina-López, J C Rodríguez-Buenfil and S Villegas-Pérez (In Spanish)

    18. Effects of inclusion of catfish (Pangasius hypophthalmus) by-product meal and probiotics on performance, carcass quality and ileal and total amino acid digestibility in growing chickens; Nguyen Thi Thuy

    19. Supplementing Tithonia diversifolia with Guinea grass or tree foliages: effects on feed intake and live weight gain of growing goats; Ngo Hong Chin and Khuc Thi Hue

    20. Effect of foliage from “sweet” and “bitter” cassava varieties on methane production in in vitro incubation with molasses supplemented with potassium nitrate or urea; Le Thuy Binh Phuong, T R Preston and R A Leng