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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 0.678 for 2016.


Vol 47, No 6 (2017)

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Castration of male livestock and the potential of immunocastration to improve animal we EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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T. Needham, H. Lambrechts, L.C. Hoffman 731-742
Processing of South African biltong – A review EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M. Jones, E. Arnaud, P. Gouws, L.C. Hoffman 743-757
Effects of silymarin (Silybum marianum) supplementation on milk and blood parameters of dairy cattle EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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I. Ulger, A.C. Onmaz, T. Ayaşan 758-765
Effects of probiotics on growth performance, blood parameters, and antibody stimulation in piglets EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Z.C. Dlamini, R.L.S. Langa, O. A. Aiyegoro, A.I. Okoh 765-776
Effects of dietary physical form and dietary inclusion of probiotic and enzyme on growth performance, cellular and humoral immunity, and relative weights of lymphoid organs at early period of broiler chickens fed triticale-based diets EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S. M. Hosseini, M. Chamani, S. N. Mousavi, S. A. Hosseini, A. A. Sadeghi 776-784
Effects of Prosopis laevigata pods on carcass characteristics, non-carcass components, meat quality, fatty acid profile and sensory attributes EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L.Y. Peña-Avelino, J. M. Pinos-Rodríguez, J. G. Vicente, J. C. García-López, L. Yáñez, A. Grajales 785-793
Carcass and meat quality of Boer and indigenous goats of South Africa under delayed chilling conditions EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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P. Pophiwa, E.C. Webb, L. Frylinck 794-803
Effect of olive meal and supplemental enzymes on performance traits, blood biochemistry, humoral immunity response and caecal microbiota of broilers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S. Sateri, A. Seidavi, M. Bouyeh, P. Neumann, M. Kutzler, V. Laudadio, F. Loperfido, V. Tufarelli 804-812
Molecular cloning, sequence analysis and tissue expression of bovine imprinted ASCL2 gene EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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O. Bamidele, M. De Donato, S. O. Peters, O. G. Omitogun, I. G. Imumorin 813-821
Development and preliminary validation of an automatic digital analysis system for animal fibre analysis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M. D. Quispe, G. Benavidez, R. A. Sauri, J. J. Bengoechea, E. C. Quispe 822-833
Effect of freezer storage on quality of M. longissimus lumborum from fallow deer (Dama dama L.) EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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T. Daszkiewicz, T. Lipowski, D. Kubiak 834-841
Effects of false yam tuber meals and charcoal on broiler chicken production and blood parameters EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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R. Roessler, L. Amprako, A.R. Sayibu, A. Mohammed, R.C. Menezes, D. Hölscher, B. Alenyorege, H.K. Dei, C. Steiner 843-853
Using path analysis to predict bodyweight from body measurements of goats and sheep of communal rangelands in Botswana EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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O. Temoso, M. Coleman, D. Baker, P. Morley, L. Baleseng, A. Makgekgenene, S. Bahta 854-863
Effect of Moringa oleifera (Lam.) pods as feed additive on egg antioxidants, chemical composition and performance of commercial layers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S. Ahmad, A. Khalique, T. N. Pasha, S. Mehmood, K. Hussain, S. Ahmad, M. S. Shaheen, M. Naeem, M. Shafiq 864-874
Effect of a dietary probiotic blend on performance, blood characteristics, meat quality and faecal microbial shedding in growing-finishing pigs EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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V. Tufarelli, A. M. Crovace, G. Rossi, V. Laudadio 875-882
A whole farm model for quantifying total greenhouse gas emissions on South African dairy farms EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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R. Reinecke, N. H. Casey 883-894
Potential of oak acorn with and without polyethylene glycol as an alternative to corn in broiler diets EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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F. Saeidi, M. Houshmand, S. Parsaei, M. Zarrin 895-903
Effects of dietary Aloe vera crude extracts on digestive enzyme activities and muscle proximate composition of GIFT tilapia juveniles EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N.N. Gabriel, J. Qiang, X.Y. Ma, P. Xu, D.N. Nakwaya 904-913
Humic acid and enzymes in canola-based broiler diets: Effects on bone development, intestinal histomorphology and immune development EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.R.P. Disetlhe, U. Marume, V. Mlambo, I. Dinev 914-922
Exogenous carbohydrases do not improve the physiological and meat quality parameters of female Japanese quail fed canola-based diets EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C.M. Mnisi, V. Mlambo, K.G.G. Phatudi, T.B. Matshogo 923-932


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