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Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 24, Number 3, March 2012
ISSN 0121-3784



  1. Proximate composition and amino acid profile of differently fermented cassava tuber wastes collected from a cassava starch producing factory in Nigeria; S O Aro and V A Aletor

  2. Palatability and physical characteristics of multi-nutrient blocks based on Tithonia diversifolia associated with Brachiaria ruziziensis hay as supplements for Djallonke sheep; Fogang Zogang B, Benoît Boukila, Camara Sawa, Fernand Tendonkeng, Zougou Tovignon G and Etienne T Pamo (In French)

  3. Determination of soil and climate factors influencing the production and quality of Kikuyu grass (Pennisetum clandestinum) under conditions of non-intervention; J E Apráez Guerrero, A Gálvez Cerón, E Tapia, L Jojoa, J León, D Zambrano, H R Zambrano, V Obando and Y Aux Moreno (In Spanish)

  4. Benefits and limitations of biofertilization in agricultural practices; J S Carvajal Muñoz and C E Carmona Garcia

  5. Nutrient content, in vitro degradation and gas production potential of grasses and forage trees and shrubs found in the high tropics of Nariño; J E Apráez, J M Delgado and J P Narváez (In Spanish)

  6. Preferably browsed forage species by camels (Camelus dromedarius) and their mineral contents in Jijiga district, Eastern Ethiopia; Temesgen Desalegn and Y K Mohammed

  7. Development of moringa multi-nutrient block as a dry season feed supplement for ruminants; V O Asaolu

  8. Comparative performance of two commercial egg strains, the indigenous chickens and their random bred progenies; C C Ogbu, I Udeh and P C Nwakpu

  9. Prevalence, intensity and spectrum of helminths of free range pigs in Homabay District, Kenya; F O Obonyo, N Maingi, S M Githigia and C J Ng’ang’a

  10. Visible genetic profile and genetic distances of local goat populations in Albania; Vilson Bozgo, Anila Hoda, Ylli Biçoku and Rexhep Bajramaj

  11. The processing properties, chemical characteristics and acceptability of yoghurt made from non bovine milks; I E M El Zubeir, M A E Basher, M H Alameen, M A S Mohammed and E S Shuiep

  12. Reproductive performance of local breed of Algerian rabbits raised in experimental station; N Fellous, K Bereksi Reguig and H Ain Baziz (In French)

  13. Physical properties and critical mineral concentration of mineral waters commonly consumed by camels (Camelus dromedarius) in Jijiga District, Eastern Ethiopia; Temesgen Desalegn and Y K Mohammed

  14. Effect on growth performance of ducks of supplementing a basal diet of rice bran with water spinach, duckweed or ensiled taro leaves; P Sengsouly, V Visam, I Sangkhom and T R Preston

Short communications

  1. A developmental strategy for consumer buying – choices of goat milk kefir in East Java; Imam Thohari, Hari Purnomo, Liliek Eka Radiati and Zaenal Fanani