International Journal of
Livestock Production

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Livest. Prod.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2448
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 275

Table of Content: August 2016; 7(8)

August 2016

Effects of pre-weaning feed supplementation and total versus fenceline weaning on the physiology and performance of beef steers

Forty-eight Angus steers (208 ±15 days of age) housed on pasture with their dams, were divided equally based on initial body weight (BW; 312 ± 28 kg), and assigned randomly to assess whether receiving a palatable, high fiber supplement (YS; 4.5 kg/cow-calf/day) versus no supplement (NS) for 7 days prior to weaning alters the steers’ acute stress response following separation from its dam. Steers were...

Author(s): Campistol, C., Kattesh, H. G., Waller, J. C., Rawls, E. L., Arthington, J. D., Carroll, J. A., Pighetti, G. M. and Saxton, A. M.

August 2016

Study on cattle management and marketing practices in Afar region

This study attempted to assess cattle management and marketing practices in Afar region. 178 household heads were selected and interviewed from three major cattle producing districts, Aysaita, Chifra and Amibara. With an overall average cattle holding of 17.4 heads per household, cattle were kept by 95.5% of the herd owners mainly for milk production. Livestock sale, land rent and crop sale were the first, second and...

Author(s): Philimon Teshome, Kidanie Dessalegn, Endeshaw Terefe, Ashebir Kifle, Abebe Tafa, Weldegebrial G. Aregawi, Workinesh Seid and Woldegebriel T. Mariam