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Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 25, Number 4, April 2013
ISSN 0121-3784



  1. Ensiled mixed foliage of taro leaves + petioles and banana pseudo-stems as replacement of rice bran for Mong Cai sows in small-holder farms in Vietnam; Hoang Nghia Duyet and T R Preston

  2. Zero grazing management of dairy cattle in the Tunisian Sahel (Case of the region of Sousse); M Hammami, R Bouraoui, M Lahmar and H Selmi (In French)

  3. Silage of banana pseudo-stem and taro foliage as replacement for rice bran fed to common ducks; Dao Thi My Tien, Ngo Thuy Bao Tran, Bui Phan Thu Hang and T R Preston

  4. Synergism between biochar and biodigester effluent as soil amenders for biomass production and nutritive value of Mustard green (Brassica juncea); Chhay Ty, Miech Phalla, Khieu Borin and T R Preston

  5. Effect of supplementing chelated trace minerals and coated vitamins on the incidences of sub-clinical and clinical mastitis in dairy cows; B M Bhanderi, M R Garg and P L Sherasia

  6. Effect of different sources of biochar on growth of maize in sandy and feralite soils; Tran Thi Dao, Nguyen Tat Canh, Nguyen Xuan Trach and T R Preston

  7. The influence of women groups on income obtained from small-scale dairy cattle production: A case of Arumeru district, Tanzania; E G Kimaro, J E D Mlangwa, J Lyimo-Macha and J G Kimaro

  8. Seasonal honeybee forage availability, swarming, absconding and honey harvesting in Debrekidan and Begasheka Watersheds of Tigray, Northern Ethiopia; Haftom Gebremedhn, Zelealem Tesfay, Girmay Murutse and Awet Estifanos

  9. Effect of supplementation with protected fat containing fatty acids omega 3 and 6 on fatty acids profile of Holstein cows; M Duque, R R Noguera, J Gallo and M Olivera (In Spanish)

  10. Effects of paddy rice supplementation of Malvaviscus foliage (Malvaviscus penduliflorus) on growth performance of rabbits; L T L Phuong, L D Ngoan and T R Preston

  11. Socio-economic and technical characteristics of small ruminant rearing in south region of Cameroon: case of Mvila Division; Fernand Tendonkeng, T Etienne Pamo, Benoit Boukila, F Henry Defang, E William Njiki, Emile Miégoué, Z Bienvenu Fogang, Jules Lemoufouet and T Jacque Djiomika (In French)

  12. Oxalate concentration in taro leaves and petioles and effect of added calcium on nitrogen and calcium retention in pigs given diets containing 50% ensiled taro leaves and petioles; Du Thanh Hang and Le Van Binh

  13. Comparative estrus induction in indigenous Sahel goats using two progestagens (CIDR and FGA) and eCG; B O Omontese, P I Rekwot, I U Ate, J S Rwuaan and H J Makun

  14. The impact of climate change on the incidence of cattle diseases in a pastoral area of Kenya; B O Moenga, G M Muchemi, E K Kang’ethe, J W Kimenju, E R Mutiga and G O Matete

  15. Evaluation of Lactoperoxidase system as raw milk preservative at different storage temperature conditions in the central highlands of Ethiopia; F Kassa, Z Yilma, G Assefa, T Bekele, Y Gojam, R Nebiyu and B Kassa

  16. Effect of additives on ensiling of taro (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott) leaves and Stylo CIAT 184 (Stylosanthes guianensis (Aubl.) Sw. var. guianensis) forage; Lampheuy Kaensombath and Jan Erik Lindberg

  17. Cost-effective preservation technique of green fodder and its impact on quality of silage; Z H Khandaker and M J Uddin

  18. Heat stress impact on the performances of lactating Holstein cows in central Tunisia; R Bouraoui, M Ben Salem, B Rekik and H Jbira (In French)

  19. Yield and nutritional quality of maize stalk syrup in Colombia; H J Correa (In Spanish)

  20. Milk production potential, marketing and income opportunities in key traditional cattle keeping areas of Zambia; C Mumba, G S Pandey and C van der Jagt

  21. Population structure and genetic distances between six Albanian local goat breeds using 26 SNP markers; Gentian Hykaj, Anila Hoda, Petrit Dobi, Lumturi Papa, Rigers Bakiu and Mariol Novaku