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Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 25, Number 7, July 2013
ISSN 0121-3784



  1. Nitrate replacing urea as a fermentable N source decreases enteric methane production and increases the efficiency of feed utilization in Yellow cattle; Cheat Sophal, Duong Nguyen Khang, T R Preston and R A Leng

  2. Livestock intensification and use of natural resources in smallholder mixed farming systems of Bhutan; T Samdup, Henk M J Udo, Theo C Viets and Akke J van der Zijpp

  3. Hatchery hygiene evaluation by questionnaire and microbiological screening of hatchery samples; E S Swai, P N Sanka and C J Daborn

  4. Potential impact of climate change on livestock production and health in East Africa: A review; E G Kimaro and O C Chibinga

  5. Epidemiology of gastrointestinal parasites of cattle from selected locations in Southern Ghana; S A Squire, H Amafu-Dey and J Beyuo

  6. Effect of stocking rate and supplementation on performance of grazing lambs in a rice-pasture rotation system; P Rovira

  7. Evaluation of high levels of rice milling byproducts in chicken layer diets: effects on layer performance, egg quality and economic returns; J G Maina, W N Kamau and L W Kabuage

  8. Replacement of commercial soybean (Glycine max) by germinated and non-germinated raw grain meal in broiler diets; M Martínez, M F Díaz, Y Hernández, M Sarmiento and F Sierra (In Spanish)

  9. Effect of stage of lactation on the physical-chemical quality of milk from Holstein cows in the eastern region of Algeria; Benyounes Abdelaziz, H E Bouriache and Lamrani Farida (In French)

  10. Effects of cocoa pod husk bioconversion with Phanerochaete chrysosporium and or Pleurotus ostreatus on its nutrient content and in-vitro digestibility in ruminants; Syahrir, Hartutik, Kusmartono and Damry

  11. Consumer willingness to pay for dairy goat milk in Siaya County, Kenya; Rebecca Jerop, Isaac S Kosgey, George O Owuor and Philemon K Chelanga

  12. Utilization and nutritive value of sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) straw as feed for livestock in the North western lowlands of Ethiopia; Teferi Aregawi, Getachew Animut and Habtremariam Kassa

  13. Influence of mating and reproductive techniques in selection programs of beef cattle and its impact on the cost and production of young bulls; R C Brumatti, J B S Ferraz and J P Eler (In portuguese)

  14. Flock dynamics and composition of rural chickens in lowland and midland agro-ecological zones of central Tigray North Ethiopia; Alem Tadesse and Yayneshet Tesfay

  15. Performance of West African Dwarf goats fed graded levels of sun-cured water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes Mart. Solms-Laubach) replacing Guinea grass; A A Mako

  16. Comparative analysis of economic and institutional configuration of the sheep production in south of Brazil and Uruguay; J G A Viana and P D Waquil

  17. Duck production strategy and profile of duck farmers in the coastal areas of Bangladesh; W Pervin, S D Chowdhury, M R Hasnath, M J Khan, M A Ali and S K Raha

  18. Protein enrichment of cassava by-products using Aspergillus niger and feeding the product to pigs; Nguyen Van Phong, Nguyen The Hoa Ly, Nguyen Van Nhac and Du Thanh Hang

  19. Methane production in an in vitro rumen incubation is reduced when leaves from Mimosa pigra are the protein source compared with Gliricidia sepium; Phonevilay Silivong, Xaykham Onphachanh, Aloun Ounalom and T R Preston

  20. The protein content of cassava residue, soybean waste and rice bran is increased through fermentation with Aspergillus oryzae; Tran Thi Thu Hong and Le Thanh Ca

  21. Para grass (Brachiaria mutica), ensiled or supplemented with sugar palm syrup, improves growth and feed conversion in "Yellow" cattle fed rice straw; Keo Sath, Kem Khen, Kjell Holtenius and Thomas Pauly

  22. Methane production in an in vitro rumen incubation is lower for leaves with low compared with high protein solubility; Ho Quang Do, Tran Duy Khoa, Trinh Phuc Hao and T R Preston