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Livestock Research for Rural Development, Volume 28, Number 2, February 2016
ISSN 0121-3784



  1. Prevalence of subclinical mastitis and associated risk factors in dairy farms in urban and peri-urban areas of Thika Sub County, Kenya; D K Mureithi and M N Njuguna

  2. Pre and post-weaning growth performance of Ashanti Black pigs under Guinea Savanna conditions; Abdul-Rahman I I, P Semaha and M Yaro

  3. Prion protein gene haplotypes distribution among indigenous goat ecotypes in Tanzania; M J Kipanyula

  4. Genetic parameters by Bayesian inference for milk yield of dual-purpose buffaloes in Colombia; M F Cerón Muñoz, J P Ramírez Arias and J H Agudelo Trujillo

  5. Potential of Tithonia diversifolia as source of forage for ruminants; Leonardo Henrique Ferreira Calsavara, Rafael Sandin Ribeiro, Sylvia R Silveira, Gilberto Delarota, Danielle Storino Freitas, Joao Paulo Sacramento, Domingos Sávio Campos Paciullo and Rogério Martins Maurício (In Portuguese)

  6. Effect of feeding sweet potato vine-based diets as partial milk substitutes for dairy calves in Uganda; H L Taabu, E K Ndyomugyenyi, D Mutetikka and C Ebong

  7. Effect of the level of incorporation of the molasses and the source of the ruminal fluid on in vitro digestibility of rice straw treated with urea; F Tendonkeng, N E F Matumuini, A V Mboko, J Lemoufouet, E Miégoué, B Fogang Zogang, H Mekuiko Watsop, A Chounna, B Boukila and T E Pamo (In French)

  8. Ensiled brewers’ grains increased feed intake, digestibility and N retention in cattle fed ensiled cassava root, urea and rice straw with fresh cassava foliage or water spinach as main source of protein; S Inthapanya, T R Preston and R A Leng

  9. Experiences of silvopastoral systems on family farms in Colonia Gestido (Uruguay); S Aguirre, G Galván, A González, T González, A Bentancor and J Souza (In Spanish)

  10. Effect of replacing maize with milled mature pods of Prosopis juliflora on performance of finishing broiler chicken; J A Odero-Waitituh, A M King’ori and A Y Guliye

  11. Performance of Prim' Holsteins and Montbéliardes dairy cows in North-East Algeria; L Merdaci and M Chemmam (In French)

  12. Genetic diversity of some Ghanaian pigs based on microsatellite markers; R A Ayizanga, B B Kayang, K Adomako, C Adenyo, M Inoue-Murayama and L Asamoah

  13. Evaluation of sampling devices for Glossina species in the Tarangire National Park- Northern Tanzania; M Byamungu and S Matembo

  14. Small ruminant husbandry practices amongst Kajiado and Marsabit pastoralists and their effects on Peste des petits ruminants control strategies; P N Gitonga, C K Gachene, E Njoroge and S M Thumbi

  15. In vitro digestibility of maize stover treated with urea or poultry excreta associated with molasses in small ruminants; J Lemoufouet, F Tendonkeng, E Miégoué, B Fogang Zogang, N E F Matumuini, A V Mboko, B Boukila and T E Pamo (In French)

  16. Evaluation of growth hormone genotypes associated with live weight of progeny generation (G1) derived from parental generation (G0) of Indonesian grade cattle; Umar Paputungan, Luqman Hakim, Gatot Ciptadi and Hapry F N Lapian

  17. Production and nutritional value of flood meadows of Northeastern Algeria; Y Arbouche, R Arbouche, H S Arbouche, F Arbouche and A Mennani (In French)

  18. Biometrical study of dromedaries of 2 algerian populations: Saharaoui and Targui (Camelus dromedarius L.); Babelhadj Baaissa, Adamou Abdelkader, Tekkouk-Zemmouchi Faiza, Benaissa Atika and Guintard Claude (In French)

  19. Effect of stem cutting diameter on flower biomass of Becium grandiflorum for bee forage development; Haftom Gebremedhn

  20. Phenotypic and genetic parameters of calf growth traits for Malawi Zebu; Wilson Nandolo, Timothy N Gondwe and Mcloyd Banda