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Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 28, Number 11, November 2016
ISSN 0121-3784


Invited Paper

  1. Multifunctional small farms: essential for agricultural sustainability and global food sovereignty; John Ikerd


  1. Effect of replacing Elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum) with cassava (Manihot esculenta Cranz) pulp on methane production in an in vitro rumen fermentation; Nguyen Thanh Duy, Duong Nguyen Khang and T R Preston

  2. Effect of brewers’ grains and rice distillers’ byproduct on methane production in an in vitro rumen fermentation using ensiled or fermented cassava root (Manihot esculenta, Cranz) as energy substrate; Sangkhom Inthapanya and T R Preston

  3. Growth performance and health status of weaned piglets fed diets including catfish (Pangasius hypophthalmus) by-product protein hydrolysate and ß-glucans; Nguyen Thi Thuy and Nguyen Cong Ha

  4. Brewers' grain and cassava foliage (Manihot esculenta Cranz) as protein sources for local “Yellow” cattle fed cassava pulp-urea as basal diet; Phanthavong Vongsamphanh, T R Preston, Viengsakoun Napasirth and Pattaya Napasirth

  5. Effect of coconut (Cocos nucifera) meal on growth and rumen methane production of Sindhi cattle fed cassava (Manihot esculenta, Crantz) pulp and Elephant grass (Pennisetum pupureum); Nguyen Thanh Duy and Duong Nguyen Khang

  6. Prevalence, causes and economic losses resulting from condemnations in the slaughterhouses/slabs in Eastern and North-eastern zones of Tanzania; C Kiswaga, E L Mayenga, F V Silayo and E S Swai

  7. Status quo of institutional financial services to smallholder dairy farming of Tamil Nadu, India – A case study; D Thirunavukkarasu, N Narmatha, K A Doraisamy, Ramesh Saravana Kumar and K M Sakthivel

  8. Goat production in the World: present situation and trends; B Skapetas and V Bampidis

  9. Economics of finishing Tanzania Shorthorn Zebu cattle in feedlot and optimum finishing period; L Asimwe, A E Kimambo, G H Laswai, L A Mtenga, M R Weisbjerg and J Madsen

  10. Paradigm of valuation of raw milk payment: issues of quality, hygiene and sanitation in Colombia; M F Cerón-Muñoz, F P Chaves-Galeano and L G Palacio (In Spanish)

  11. Prevalence and identification of ectoparasites fauna in small ruminants in and around Adami Tulu, East Shawa zone of Oromia, Ethiopia; Nateneal Tamerat, Lemi Korso, Shimelis Mengistu, Yimer Muktar and Migbaru Keffale

  12. Growth and nutritional performance of African catfish, Clarias gariepinus (Burchell, 1822) fed varying inclusion levels of dietary Moringa oleifera leaf meal; Oluyemi K Gbadamosi and Nelson R Osungbemiro

  13. Climatic trends, risk perceptions and coping strategies of smallholder cattle farmers in some villages of Bhutan; N Dorji, J Thinley, K Wangdi, K Rizal, K Tshering, Cheda, G Kibria, K Rabgay and Y Dorji

  14. Performance of communal nursing cows supplemented with Acacia angusitissima hay in an on-farm feeding demonstration in Masvingo, Zimbabwe; J Gusha, I Tavengwa, S Katsande, I P Zvinorova, S Ncube, L Matarirano, S Kagande and B Sibanda

  15. High quality cassava peel fine mash as energy source for growing pigs: effect on growth performance, cost of production and blood parameters; A O K Adesehinwa, A Samireddypalle, A Afatufe, E Ajayi, B Boladuro and I Okike

  16. Development of a variable stocking rate allocation model (VSRAM) in southern Patagonia; Miguel A Andrade, Diego D Suárez, Pablo L Peri, Pablo Borrelli, Sebastián G Ormaechea, Daniela Ferrante, Emilio H Rivera and María V Sturzenbaun (In Spanish)

  17. Perception to climate change of dairy farmers from Mantaro Valley, Junín; Khaterine Salazar, Jorge Vargas and Christian Barrantes

  18. Palmiche (Roystonea regia H B K Cook) meal for fattening pigs; ileal and rectal digestibility; J Ly, Lázara Ayala, F Grageola, E Delgado, M Castro and Y Caro (In Spanish)