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Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 21, Number 8, August 2009
ISSN 0121-3784



  1. Understanding the role of indigenous chickens during the long walk to food security in Ethiopia; Duguma Reta

  2. From experimental data to farmer recommendation: an economic analysis of on-farm trial of UMMB feed for milking animals in rain-fed Pothwar, Pakistan; H Shah, M Sharif, A Majid, U Hayat and A Munawar

  3. A study on the performance of fryer rabbits under different systems of rearing; P Jaya Laxmi, B Ramesh Gupta, M Gnana Prakash, B Ekambaram and P Amareswari

  4. Use of different protein levels in diets of sugar cane molasses type B or cassava meal and NUPROVIM based on soybean meal for growing-fattening pigs; C M Mederos, S Rodríguez, N Mazas and R E Almaguel (In Spanish)

  5. Forage production of two fodder trees (Pterocarpus lucens Lepr. Ex Guill. & Perrot and Grewia bicolor Juss) in Ferlo, North Senegal; D Ngom, S Diatta and L E Akpo (In French)

  6. Biomass yield of Hymenachne acutigluna and Paspalum atratum in association with Sesbania sesban on seasonally waterlogged soils and their use as feeds for cattle in the Mekong delta, Vietnam; Nguyen Thi Hong Nhan, Ngo Van Man and T R Preston

  7. Chemical and physical properties of Sarawak (East Malaysia) rice straws; H Nori, S A Sani and A A Tuen

  8. Effect of the rhythm of reproduction on zootechnical performances of rabbit does of an Algerian local population (Orictolagus cuniculus); S Moumen, H Ain Baziz and S Temim (In French)

  9. Preliminary evaluation of raw Alchornea cordifolia seeds as feed ingredients for broilers; O O Emenalom, A B I Udedibie, N U Okehie and B I Onwuka

  10. Dietary energy levels response on nutrient utilization, nitrogen balance and growth in Bhadawari buffalo calves; S Singh, S S Kundu, B P Kushwaha and S B Maity

  11. Study on reproductive activity and evaluation of breeding soundness of jacks (Equus asinus) in and around Debre Zeit, Ethiopia; Alemayehu Lemma and Benti Deressa

  12. Clinical, hematological and serum biochemical reference values of working donkeys (Equus asinus) owned by transport operators in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Alemayehu Lemma and Meron Moges

  13. Microbial quality of table eggs sold on selected markets in the Tamale municipality in the Northern Region of Ghana; T Ansah, G S K Dzoagbe, G A Teye, S Adday and J K Danquah

  14. Effects of substitution of freshwater shrimp meal (Caridina nilotica Roux) with hydrolyzed feather meal on growth performance and apparent digestibility in Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L.) under different culture conditions; J M Munguti, H Waidbacher, D M Liti, M Straif and W J Zollitsch

  15. Reproductive and production performances in relation to health in dairy Sicilo-Sarde ewes; H Selmi, M N’cir, B Rekik, A Ben Gara and H Rouissi (In French)

  16. Effects of ginger (Zingiber officinale) and garlic (Allium sativum) essential oils on growth performance and gut microbial population of broiler chickens; F E Dieumou, A Teguia, J R Kuiate, J D Tamokou, N B Fonge and M C Dongmo

  17. Growth hormone gene polymorphism and its association with egg production in Kadaknath chicken; M S Thakur, S N S Parmar, M V Chaudhari and J K Bhardwaj

  18. Prediction of zebu cattle live weight using live animal measurements; O M A Abdelhadi and S A Babiker

  19. Reproductive efficiency in cattle Bos indicus using the fixed time artificial insemination program; R Salgado O, O Vergara G and J Simanca S (In Spanish)

  20. Genetic analyses of N’Dama cattle breed selection schemes; N A Bosso, E H van der Waaij, A K Kahi and J A M van Arendonk

  21. Pregnancy rates of crossbred dairy cattle synchronized using GnRH and one injection of PGF2alpha versus two injections of PGF2alpha prior to insemination; F O K Mgongo, P Mujuni and A Kitambi

  22. Effect of planting method on biomass yield of New Cocoyam (Xanthosoma sagittifolium); Lylian Rodríguez and T R Preston

  23. Length of Gibbs Chain for Stayability in Nelore Beef Cattle; Cíntia Righetti Marcondes, João Cláudio do Carmo Paneto, Josineudson Augusto II V. Silva, Amanda de Souza Matos and Raysildo Barbosa Lôbo (In Portuguese)