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Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 24, Number 6, June 2012
ISSN 0121-3784



  1. Social acceptability of rabbit meat and strategies for improving its consumption in Ekiti State Southwestern Nigeria; F A S Dairo, H M Abi and F M Oluwatusin

  2. Value addition of beef cattle fattening in the Lake Zone in Tanzania: Challenges and opportunities; S N Mlote, N S Y Mdoe, A Isinika and L A Mtenga

  3. Smallholder farmers’ feed material conservation strategies in the tropical dry-lands of South-eastern Kenya; Aphaxard J N Ndathi, Moses M Nyangito, Nashon K R Musimba and Barnabas N Mitaru

  4. Dairy cattle genetics and its applications in Brazil; F E Madalena, M G C D Peixoto and J Gibson

  5. Estimates of genetic and phenotypic parameters for milk traits in Arsi-Bale goat in Ethiopia; Mohammed Bedhane, Aynalem Haile, Hailu Dadi and T Tesfaye Alemu

  6. Food and feeding habits of Crucian carp (Carassius carassius) in Melkawakena Reservoir, Ethiopia; Lemma Abera Hirpo

  7. On farm characterization of Horro cattle breed production systems in western Oromia, Ethiopia; A Mekonnen, A Haile, T Dessie and Y Mekasha

  8. Effect of production system on the growth rate, carcass characteristics and carcass composition of Dorper lambs; J J E Cloete, L C Hoffman, B Claasen and S W P Cloete

  9. In vitro ruminal fermentation parameters of tanner grass (Brachiaria arrecta) supplemented with leaves from three forage trees; Andell Edwards, V Mlambo, C H O Lallo, G W Garcia and M D Diptee

  10. Biochar lowers net methane production from rumen fluid in vitro; R A Leng, Sangkhom Inthapanya and T R Preston

  11. Effect of effluent-treated biochar and biodigester effluent on growth of maize (Zea mays) and on soil physical properties; Sisomphone Southavong, Khamphisay Khammingsavath, Phetsamay Vyraphet and T R Preston

  12. Detoxifying effects of a commercial additive and Phyllanthus amarus extract in pigs fed fumonisins contaminated feed; Nguyen Hieu Phuong, Brian Ogle, H Petterson and Nguyen Quang Thieu

  13. Proximate composition of selected potential feedstuffs for small-scale aquaculture in Ethiopia; A Kassahun, H Waidbacher and W Zollitsch

  14. Effect of biochar and biodigester effluent on growth performance of taro (Colocasia esculenta); Souksakhone Vivasane, Sisomphone Southavong, Phetsamay Vyraphet and T R Preston