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Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 28, Number 9, September 2016
ISSN 0121-3784



  1. Characterization of milk production systems using dormant alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.); R Rivera, J Vargas and C Gomez

  2. Nutritional assessment of soaked-boiled-fermented Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus) seed meal for broiler chickens; E K Ndyomugyenyi and J Ebong

  3. A tri-lateral capacity building approach to strengthen the dairy value chain in Malawi: overview of the design and implementation; J B Kaneene, D Thiagarajan, F Chigwa, T Gondwe, L Gunaseelan, M Thirunavukkarasu, M Babu, V Balakrishnan, D Kambewa, R Mvula, J Dzanja, O Bakili, V Mlotha, M Kakwera, M Chmombo, A Mwangela, S N Sivaselvam, R Miller, S A Asokan, R Palanidorai, S Prathaban, K Kumanan, R Ramesh Saravanakumar and P S MohanKumar

  4. Effect of grass species and different levels of maize bran on silage quality; B J Lyimo, E J Mtengeti, N A Urio and E E Ndemanisho

  5. Productive performance of cows in a dual purpose system in Yucatan, Mexico; J G Magaña Monforte, E Luis López, J C Segura Correa, J R Aké López, R C Montes Pérez and C F Aguilar Pérez (In Spanish)

  6. Breeding efficiency and lifetime production performance of Holstein-Friesian Dairy Cows at Alage dairy farm, South Western Ethiopia; Haile Berihulay and Yoseph Mekasha

  7. Phenotypic characterization of domesticated and wild helmeted Guinea fowl of Kenya; P M Panyako, T Imboma, D W Kariuki, M Makanda, P A Oyier, P Malaki, E K Ndiema, V Obanda, B Agwanda, K J Ngeiywa, J Lichoti and S C Ommeh

  8. Environmental and genetic effects on the temperament variability of Guzerá (Bos indicus) females; M G C D Peixoto, F Â T Bruneli, J A G Bergmann, G G Santos, M R S Carvalho, L F Brito, M C Pereira and M F Á Pires

  9. Milk production of White Fulani and Borgou cows in traditional breeding system conditions of Benin; S K Kassa, C F A Salifou, G K Dayo, G S Ahounou, O I Dotché, T M Issifou, I Houaga, G B Kountinhouin, G A Mensah, V Yapi-Gnaoré and A K I Youssao (In French)

  10. Small ruminant fasciolosis and its economic impact in an export abattoir of Ethiopia; S Mensur, I Ansuar, A Tesfaye, K Abdulkaf and Y Ahmed

  11. Diagnosis of camel husbandry system in the region of Kidal in northeastern Mali; B Ouologuem, M Moussa, M N’diaye, I Baradji, S Penda, F G Bore, O Nialibouly, L Coulibaly, A Kouriba and A Soumare (In French)

  12. Byproducts and wastes from date palm: a promising alternative feed resource for livestock in dry regions of Algeria; S Meradi, N Dakhia and M Aouachria (In French)

  13. Determination of optimum dietary energy and protein levels for confined early-stage Fulani Ecotype chickens; O A Makinde and C P Egbekun

  14. Productive and reproductive profile of dairy farms from Realeza, Paraná, Brazil; N L Santos Júnior, A Pinto Neto, F Skonieki, M F Mota, A C Martinez, L S Merlini and R C A Berber

  15. Effect of age and season on semen traits and serving capacity of Pelibuey rams under tropical conditions; J R Aké-López, N Y Aké-Villanueva, J C Segura-Correa, J R Aké-Villanueva and R C Montes-Pérez

  16. Genetic polymorphisms of growth hormone (GH) gene in Kacang goat population based on polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) identification; Fahrul Ilham, Safriyanto Dako Agus Bahar Rachman, Muhammad Ihsan Andi Dagong, Lellah Rahim and Yulianty

  17. Influence of weaning age on profitability of rabbits rearing on smallholder farms in Kenya; S J S Mahunguane, M K Ambula and B O Bebe

  18. Effects of genotype and FSH dose on estrus and ovarian response of Boran and Boran x Holstein Friesian cows in Ethiopia; Tamrat Degefa, Alemayehu Lemma, Azage Tegegne and C R Youngs

  19. Growth rates and feed conversion rate of Ongole, Limousin-Ongole and Brahman bulls fed elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum); R Antari, G P Ningrum, D Pamungkas, D E Mayberry, Marsetyo and D P Poppi

  20. Reproductive efficiency of non-cycling postpartum ewes submitted to the male effect under tropical semi humid conditions; J C Ferreira-Silva, M S Chaves, F Tenório Filho, M T Moura, L M Freitas Neto, E L C Caldas and M A L Oliveira

  21. Acquisition and management of Somali camel breed for pastoral resilience within peri-urban Isiolo and Marsabit counties of Northern Kenya; S G Kuria, A O Adongo, S Murithi, O K Koech, J T Njoka and P Kamande