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The South African Journal of Animal Science is a peer-reviewed journal for publication of original scientific research articles and reviews in the field of animal science. The journal is published both electronically and in paper format. The scope of the journal includes reports of research dealing with farm livestock species (cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, and poultry), as well as pertinent aspects of research on aquatic and wildlife species. The main disciplines covered are nutrition, genetics and physiology. Papers dealing with sociological aspects of well-defined livestock production systems are also invited, providing they are scientific by nature and have been carried out in a systematic way.

Other websites related to this journal: http://www.sasas.co.za

The journal is ISI Rated (Agriculture, Dairy and Animal Science Impact factor) with an Impact Factor of 0.412 for 2009


Vol 46, No 4 (2016)

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Articles

Exercise-induced maximum metabolic rate scaled to body mass by the fractal dimension of the vascular distribution network EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C.Z. Roux 337-347
Comparison of shear force tenderness, drip and cooking loss, and ultimate muscle pH of the loin muscle among grass-fed steers of four major beef crosses slaughtered in Namibia EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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P Strydom, J Lühl, C Kahl, L.C. Hoffman 348-359
Effects of Prosopis laevigata pods on growth performance, ruminal fermentation and blood metabolites in finishing lambs EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L.Y. Peña-Avelino, J.M. Pinos-Rodríguez, B.I. Juárez-Flores, L Yáñez-Estrada 360-365
Identification of genetic variation in the major histocompatibility complex gene region in Turkish sheep breeds EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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F Ilhan, I Keskin, A Tozluca 366-372
Growth differentiation factor 9 gene variants in Sudanese desert sheep ecotypes EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.S. Ali, M.T. Ibrahim, M.M. Mohammed, A.A. Elobied, G Lühken 373-379
Effects of various pre-slaughter conditions on pig carcasses and meat quality in a low-input slaughter facility EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N Čobanović, M Bošković, D Vasilev, M Dimitrijević, N Parunović, J Djordjević, N Karabasil 380-390
Effects of types and doses of yeast on gas production and in vitro digestibility of diets containing maize (Zea mays) and lucerne (Medicago sativa) or oat hay EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.M.A. Elmasry, G.D. Mendoza, L.A. Miranda, G Vázquez, A.Z.M. Salem, P.A. Hernández 391-397
Productivity, chemical composition and ruminal degradability of irrigated Napier grass leaves harvested at three stages of maturity EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.D. Rambau, F Fushai, J.J. Baloyi 398-408
Genetic diversity of Hajar1 and Hajar2 local Saudi chicken lines using mitochondrial DNA D-loop markers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.S. Ahmed, K.A. Alhudaib, A.M. Soliman 409-418
Mangosteen peel can reduce methane production and rumen biohydrogenation in vitro EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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P Shokryzadan, M.A. Rajion, Y.M. Goh, I Ishak, M.F. Ramlee, M Faseleh Jahromi, M Ebrahimi 419-431
Blood profiles of indigenous Pedi goats fed varying levels of Vachellia karroo leaf meal in Setaria verticillata hay-based diet EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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D Brown, J.W. Ng’ambi, D Norris, F.E. Mbajiorgu 432-440
Geographical influence of heat stress on milk production of Holstein dairy cattle on pasture in South Africa under current and future climatic conditions EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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R Williams, M.M. Scholtz, F.W.C. Neser 441-447
Effect of taurine and bile acid supplementation and their interaction on performance, serum components, ileal viscosity and carcass characteristics of broiler chickens EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.H. Alzawqari, H.H. Al-Baadani, I.B. Alhidary, A.N. Al-Owaimer, A.M. Abudabos 448-457


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