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‘The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) has commissioned a research project that will ascertain the levels of aflatoxins in the milk consumed in Kenya. ‘Kenyans consume more than 145 litres of milk per person annually increasing the risks associated with milk-related aflatoxins. Because of the higher milk consumption, especially by young children, pregnant and nursing … Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Apr/2014

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) has commissioned research to ascertain the levels of aflatoxins in the milk consumed in Kenya. Studies say every Kenyan consumes over 145 litres annually-higher than other Africans – increasing the risk of milk-related aflatoxins. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Mar/2014

‘The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) has commissioned a research project that will ascertain the levels of aflatoxins in the milk consumed in Kenya. ‘Kenyans consume more than 145 litres of milk per person annually increasing the risks associated with milk-related aflatoxins. Because of the higher milk consumption, especially by young children, pregnant and nursing … Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Apr/2014

The ILRI-led project on ‘enhancing dairy-based livelihoods in India and Tanzania through feed innovation and value chain development approaches’ – commonly known as MilkIT – has been implemented since 2012 with support from the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD). Two briefs from the Livestock and Fish research program provide mid-term progress reports from the project. Continue reading

Livestock and Fish, Mar/2014

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) has commissioned research to ascertain the levels of aflatoxins in the milk consumed in Kenya. Studies say every Kenyan consumes over 145 litres annually-higher than other Africans – increasing the risk of milk-related aflatoxins. Continue reading

ILRI clippings, Mar/2014

Applying irrigation and fertilizer for forage production is not a common tradition in Ethiopia. Yet, shortage of feed is a prime challenge for many dairy producers.In Sidama, Birtukan Tilahun and her husband apply 'fertigation' (mixing fertilizer with irrigation water) to increase the productivity of their dairy cattle. Continue reading

LIVES, Mar/2014

South Wollo is blessed with an abundance of agro- industrial by-products: Wheat bran from flour factories, oil cake from small scale oil processing factories, as well as brewers waste from a beer brewery. Traders who process their pulses in small grinding mills take away flour as well as husks of pulses as well as ground … Continue reading

LIVES, Mar/2014

Livestock is one of the fastest growing agricultural sub-sectors in developing countries and this growth is driven by rapidly increasing demand for livestock products, mainly due to population growth, urbanization and increasing incomes. The increase in livestock products in turn requires an increase in different inputs for livestock production, mainly feed. Feed is the major … Continue reading

LIVES, Mar/2014

During the Fodder Adoption Project our Vietnam case was particularly successful building as it did on previous forage development efforts in Vietnam led by CIAT. Through the Fodder Adoption Project and previous projects the livestock system in study sites moved from a subsistence system to one based on marketing of improved cattle to distant markets. … Continue reading

Livestock Feed and Fodder blog, Mar/2014

This past week, LIVES has received and tested the long-awaited multipurpose feed choppers, shredders and grain grinders (all in one).  These machines, all petrol driven, mobile, hardy and good quality materials are produced in Brazil. They are light enough to transport to remote areas using donkeys or carts. The machines are not for donation but … Continue reading

LIVES, Feb/2014

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Alan Duncan
Senior Livestock Scientist
Tunde Adegoke Amole
Postdoctoral Scientist, Livestock Feeds WA

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Cow in Rajasthan, India

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Alan Duncan
Senior Livestock Scientist
Tunde Adegoke Amole
Postdoctoral Scientist, Livestock Feeds WA