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Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 25, Number 12, December 2013
ISSN 0121-3784



  1. Evaluation and demonstration of direct solar potato dryer; Abu Tefera, Wolelaw Endalew and Brihan Fikiru

  2. (Co) variance components and genetic parameters for milk yield and income from milk sales by random regression models in first-lactation Holstein cows; O D Múnera Bedoya, A C Herrera Ríos and M F Cerón-Muñoz (In Spanish)

  3. Socio-economic and ecological dimensions of climate variability and change for agro-pastoral communities in central Tanzania; A Z Sangeda, D D Maleko and E J Mtengeti

  4. Participatory assessment of institutional and organisational challenges confronting dairy goat management in Kenya; R C Bett, B O Bebe, I S Kosgey, A K Kahi and K J Peters

  5. Analysis of characteristics and improvement strategies of rural poultry farming in north western Himalayan state of Himachal Pradesh, India; V Sankhyan, S Katoch, Y P Thakur, K Dinesh, S Patial and N Bhardwaj

  6. Assessment of some heavy metals in waste water and milk of animals grazed around sugar cane plants in Sudan; M O M Abdalla, A A Hassabo and N A H Elsheikh

  7. Diet and feeding behavior of dromedaries in their natural desert habitat in Algeria; N Slimani, A Chehma, B Faye and J Huguenin (In French)

  8. Socio-economic risk factors associated with foot and mouth disease, and contagious bovine pleuropneumonia outbreaks in Uganda; Sylvia Angubua Baluka, Eria Hisali, Francis Wasswa, Michael Ocaido and Anthony Mugisha

  9. Production potential of camels (Camelus dromedarius) under pastoral and agro-pastoral systems in north Afar, Ethiopia; T Tekle and Y Tesfay

  10. Biogas digesters in small pig farming systems in Lao PDR: evidence of an impact; Sirixai Phanthavongs and Udoy Saikia

  11. Communal cattle production in Zimbabwe: A review; B Tavirimirwa, R Mwembe, B Ngulube, NYD Banana, G B Nyamushamba, S Ncube and D Nkomboni

  12. Assessing dairy potential and lamb growth performance in Algerian Rembi sheep; Mokhtar Benchohra, Karim Amara, Houari Hemida, Ahmed Yacine Kalbaza and Hebib Aggad

  13. Community based sheep breeding programs: Tapping into indigenous knowledge; A Haile, T Mirkena, G Duguma, M Wurzinger, B Rischkowsky, M Tibbo, M Okeyo and J Sölkner

  14. Alternative energy-rich feeds can replace maize in quail diets without affecting egg quality; V L Hurtado Nery, D M Torres Novoa and L L Acuña (In Spanish)

  15. Feed resources and utilization strategies in selected pastoral and agropastoral communities in Kenya; A J N Ndathi, E N Muthiani, J N Ndung’u, B P Ogillo, R K Kimitei, J K Manyeki, P N Katiku and W N Mnene

  16. Enhancing rural food security through improved beekeeping in Northern Tanzania; J Kimaro, S Liseki, W Mareale and C Mrisha

  17. Effect and enzyme activity of Pleurotus ostreatus on cell wall of barley straw; L Luna, M Meneses, G Mendoza, C Montalvo and O Loera (In Spanish)