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Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 26, Number 5, May 2014
ISSN 0121-3784



  1. Factors affecting birth weight of calves and their crosses Senepol in Venezuela; G E Martínez García and A E Szczurek Oquendo (In Spanish)

  2. Communal rangelands management and challenges underpinning pastoral mobility in Tanzania: a review; Ismail Saidi Selemani

  3. Flock structure, level of production, and marketing of three Ethiopian goat types kept under different production systems; Dereje Tadesse, Mengistu Urge, Getachew Animut and Yoseph Mekasha

  4. Client satisfaction with livestock improvement technologies in Marsabit, Turkana and Garissa counties of northern Kenya; F O Wayua, S G Kuria, A Gudere, D Golicha, J Lesuper, H K Walaga and A Adongo

  5. Ligula intestinalis plerocercoid infection in large Barbus fish (Barbus intermedius complex) from tributaries of Lake Tana, Ethiopia; Woinishet Dagne and Anwar Nuru

  6. Assessment of the feeding potential and utilization of Erythrina burana and Casimiroa edulis in Eastern Harerghe zone of Ethiopia; Freweini Assefa, Getachew Animut, Yoseph Mekasha and Mengistu Urge

  7. Cost-benefit analysis and problems associated with the production of Verano seed by smallholder livestock farmers in Ghana; K E Fynn, M M Fusheini, K Oppong-Anane, D P K Amegashie, E C Timpong-Jones and F K Fianu

  8. Some constraints of ruminant livestock production in the Coastal Savannah Plains of Ghana; E C Timpong-Jones, T Adogla-Bessa, L K Adjorlolo and F O Sarkwa

  9. Genetic study of egg production trait of Azerbaijan's native chickens by multi-trait and random regression models; M Aghazadeh Bokat, S Alijani, H Janmohammadi, S A Raft, A Alizadeh and P Bostanchi

  10. Chemical composition of cassava distillate and its effect on ruminal fermentation parameters of kikuyu grass in vitro; W García and L A Giraldo (In Spanish)

  11. Situational analysis of Nile tilapia and African catfish hatcheries management: a case study of Kisii and Kirinyaga counties in Kenya; P S Orina, J G Maina, S M Wangia, E G Karuri, P G Mbuthia, B Omolo, G O Owiti, S Musa and J M Munguti

  12. Transition of smallholder dairy farming system - a micro study in Tamil Nadu, India; D Thirunavukkarasu, M Jothilakshmi, S Murugesan and K A Doraisamy

  13. Reproductive performance of dairy cows under farmer’s management in and around Mekelle, Ethiopia; Niraj Kumar, Kbrom Tkui and Abraha Bisrat

  14. Commercialization of livestock production; towards a profitable and market-oriented smallholder livestock production system; J Henriksen and A Rota

  15. Asymptotic nonlinear regression models for the growth of White Fulani and N'dama cattle in Nigeria; A E Salako

  16. In vitro estimate of the energy value of argan from Algeria; A Merouane, A Noura and M Khelifa Zoubir (In French)

  17. The effect of non-genetic factors on milk yield and composition of Red Dane cattle in Zimbabwe; G B Nyamushamba, D Chikwanda, G H M Matondi, T Marandure, J Mamutse, B Tavirimirwa, N Y D Banana and M Dhliwayo

  18. Practices in the pig value chain in Uganda; implications to African swine fever transmission; D Muhangi, C Masembe, M Berg, K Ståhl and M Ocaido

  19. Relationship between normalized difference vegetation index (NDVI) and forage biomass yield in the Vakinankaratra region, Madagascar; V B Rahetlah, P Salgado, B Andrianarisoa, E Tillard, H Razafindrazaka, L Le Mézo and V L Ramalanjaona

  20. Prediction of live body weight using various body measurements in Ugandan village pigs; M Walugembe, G Nadiope, J D Stock, K J Stalder, D Pezo and M F Rothschild

  21. GIS application in poultry production: identification of layers as the major commercial product of the poultry sector in Nigeria; T Omodele and I A Okere