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Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 25, Number 10, October 2013
ISSN 0121-3784



  1. Fixed-time artificial insemination in cows and buffaloes using an intravaginal releasing progesterone insert; S E G Noguera, W G Vale, H F L Ribeiro, S T Rolim Filho, A N Reis, J S Sousa and A O A Silva

  2. Risk factors associated with the second-litter syndrome under the tropical conditions of Mexico; J C Segura-Correa, R H Santos-Ricalde and J C Rodríguez-Buenfil

  3. Risk factors for stillborn pigs and mummified fetuses in two swine farms in southeastern Mexico; J C Segura-Correa and J L Solorio-Rivera

  4. In vitro fermentation and chemical composition of some forages and diets offered to cattle in a tropical Silvopastoral System; J E Rivera, J F Naranjo, C A Cuartas and F A Arenas (In Spanish)

  5. Comparative analysis of profitability among feeder-pig, pig-finishing, and farrow-to-finish production systems under the Smallholder Improvement Management System in Ntcheu District of Central Malawi; Marvin Mbaso and Bonet Kamwana

  6. Effect of retention time in fixed-bed reactors for the treatment of effluents in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) culture; G Jojoa, E Ibarra and I A Sánchez (In Spanish)

  7. Effect of substituting maize with cassava root meal on laying performances of local barred-chicken under improved management conditions in Cameroon; Kana Jean Raphaël, Kreman Kouabena, Mube Kuietche Hervé, Teguia Alexis and Manjeli Yacouba

  8. The forage potential of Canna indica L. in Guayatá, Colombia; G Vaughan and C Fernández (In Spanish)

  9. Performance and apparent digestibility of growing pigs fed diets with different fat sources and supplemented with organic red wine solids; P G Peiretti, P P Mussa, G Forneris, F Gai and G Meineri

  10. Determinants of household labour allocation to small scale dairy farming activities (Case Study at Pasuruan Regency, East Java, Indonesia); H D Utami and A P Seruni

  11. Seasonal Newcastle disease antibody titer dynamics in village chickens of Mbeere District, Eastern Province, Kenya; D C Kemboi, H W Chegeh, L C Bebora, N Maingi, P N Nyaga, P G Mbuthia, L W Njagi and J M Githinji

  12. Mineral intake of sheep and goats grazing in the arid rangelands of northern Kenya; M I Lengarite, P N Mbugua, C K Gachuiri and L W Kabuage

  13. Characterization of milk production systems in and around Boditti, South Ethiopia; Asrat Ayza, Zelalem Yilma and Ajebu Nurfeta

  14. Smallholder pig production and its constraints in Mekelle and southern zone of Tigray region, north Ethiopia; Theodros Tekle, Abreha Tesfay and Tsegabirhan Kifleyohannes

  15. Determinants and implications of rural women’s participation in microfinance programme: an analysis of dairy self-help groups in Uttarakhand State of India; S Bhoj, D Bardhan and A Kumar

  16. Modeling live weight growth in Borgou cattle raised on natural pasture in Benin; I A K Youssao, C F A Salifou, D Séni Alassane, M Senou, A M Yacoubou, F Z Touré and T I Alkoiret (In French)

  17. Nutrient composition of forest based foliages consumed by Mithun (Bos frontalis) under Imphal district of Manipur; B Prakash, S S Rathore, K Khate and C Rajkhowa