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South African Journal of Animal Science - Vol 30 (2000)

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Early growth, survival and litter size in Ethiopian Horro sheep EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S. Abegaz, D. Gemeda, J.E.O. Rege, J.B. Van Wyk, F.W.C. Neser, G.J. Erasmus 1-3
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3884
The reproductive performance of South African indigenous goats grazing Leucaena leucocephala pasture and natural veld during gestation EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.A. Akingbade, I.V. Nsahlai, C.D. Morris, M.L.K. Bonsi 4-6
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3885
The production performance of lactating Jersey cows receiving varying levels of lucerne hay and oat silage as roughage sources EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N.M. Bangani, J.A. Botha, C.J.C. Muller, C.W. Cruywagen 6-7
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3886
Estimates of genetic parameters for traits measured in Phase A, C and D of the South African performance testing scheme EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.J. Bradfield, B.E Mostert, C.A.J. Exley, F. Jordaan, L. Bergh 8-10
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3887
Alkaloid content of South African lupins (L luteus, L albus and L angustifolius species) and determination thereof by Near Infra-red Reflectance Spectroscopy EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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T.S. Brand, D.A. Brandt 11-12
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3952
Comparison of estimates of feed energy obtained from ostriches with estimates obtained from pigs, poultry and ruminants EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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T.S. Brand, J.P. Van der Merwe, M. Salih, Z. Brand 13-14
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3888
The effect of dietary energy and protein level on the production of growing ostriches EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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T.S. Brand, C.J. Nell, S.J. Van Schalkwyk 15-16
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3889
Production response of lambing ewes receiving supplementary feed while grazing wheat stubble EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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T.S. Brand, B. Aucamp, A. Durand 17-18
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3890
Preliminary results of the effect of dietary energy and protein levels on the production of female breeding Ostriches EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Z. Brand, T.S. Brand, C.R. Brown, S.J. Van Schalkwyk 19-20
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3953
Preliminary results of the effect of dietary energy and protein levels on the production of male breeding Ostriches EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Z. Brand, T.S. Brand, C.R. Brown, S.J. Van Schalkwyk 21-22
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3891
A comparison of three methods of Nitrogen analysis for feedstuffs EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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D.L. Figenschou, J.P. Marais, M. De Figueiredo 23-23
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3892
Faecal nematode egg counts in Merino sheep following natural challenge EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S.W.P. Cloete, F.H. Dreyer, E. Du Toit 24-25
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3893
Metabolisable energy of Canola acid oil and Famarol acid oil for broiler chickens EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G.J.M. Coetzee, L.C. Hoffman 26-27
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3894
The performance of the Nguni, Afrikander and Bonsmara cattle breeds in developing areas of Southern Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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E. Collins-Lusweti 28-29
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3895
The effect of dietary protein degradability and rumen inert fat supplementation on calf performance and veal production EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C.W. Cruywagen, E. Lategan, L.C. Hoffman 30-31
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3896
Crossbreeding Holstein-Friesian with Ethiopian Boran cattle in a tropical highland environment: preliminary estimates of additive and heterotic effects on milk production traits EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S. Demeke, F.W.C. Neser, S.J. Schoeman, G.J. Erasmus, J.B. Van Wyk, A. Gebrewolde 32-33
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3897
The effect of milk yield on some reproductive parameters of the Elsenburg Holstein and Jersey herds EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C.J.C. Muller, F.J. Du Toit, C. Singhapol, J.A. Botha 34-35
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3898
Genetic trends for growth in the Gudali and Wakwa cattle breeds of Cameroon EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.L. Ebangi, G.J. Erasmus, F.W.C. Neser, C.L. Tawah 36-37
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3899
Trace mineral status of the African Buffalo (Syncerus caffer) in the Kruger National Park EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.E.A. Erasmus, E.C. Webb, J.B.J. Van Ryssen 38-39
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3900
The effect of whole cottonseed and processing of canola on the milk production and composition of first lactation Holstein heifers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L.J. Erasmus, P.C. Haasbroek, J.B.J. Van Ryssen 40-41
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3901
Stress: should animals be fed to their potential requirements? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N.S. Ferguson, G.A. Lavers 42-44
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3902
An evaluation of the Daisy II-220 technique for determining in vitro digestibility of animal feeds in comparison with the Minson & McLeod technique EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M. De Figueiredo, A. Mbhele, J. Zondi 45-46
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3903
A comparative study between the determination of dry matter digestibility in vitro and in vivo EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M. De Figueiredo, A. Mbhele, J. Zondi, W. Majola 47-48
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3954
A modification of the Daisy II - 220 technique for the determination of in vitro dry matter digestibility EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M. De Figueiredo, A. Mbhele, J. Zondi 49-50
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3904
Ruminal degradability and intestinal digestion of eight plant protein supplements used in ruminant diets EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N.D. Gerber, I.V. Nsahlai, M.L.K. Bonsi, R.M. Gous 51-52
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3905
Evaluation of large stock unit equivalents for sheep EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.J. Herselman 53-56
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3906
The chemical body composition of four South African commercial broiler strains EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L.C. Hoffman, P.P. Fisher, G Ferreira 56-57
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3907
Veal calf performance in response to concentrate diets of different rumen degradable protein content EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L. Holtshausen, C.W. Cruywagen, G. Ferreira 58-59
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3908
The effect of bypass protein supplementation on the reproductive performance of Merino sheep grazing mixed karoo veld EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J.H. Hoon, M.J. Herselman, M. Van Heerden, A.P. Pretorius 60-61
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3909
The performance of weaned lambs grazing a high dry matter and nonstructural carbohydrate selection of Lolium multiflorum EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C. Hopkins, J.P. Marais, D.C.W. Goodenough 62-62
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3910
The response of broiler chicks to diets supplemented with whole or oligosaccharide-free lupin seed meals EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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P.A. Iji, R.J. Hughes, M. Choct, D.R. Tivey 63-64
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3911
The nutritive value of maize foggage for ewes and their lambs in the North Eastern Free State EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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D.J. Kriek, J.E.J. Du Toit, M.D. Fair 65-67
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3912
Influence of territorial aggressiveness of ostrich males on egg production of companion female ostriches EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H. Lambrechts, S.W.P. Cloete, D. Swart, A.P. Pfister 68-69
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3913
The effect of stocking density and bin feeder space on performance in pigs EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G.A. Lavers, N.S. Ferguson 70-71
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3914
The chemical composition of leaves from indigenous fodder trees in South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.S. Lukhele, J.B.J. Van Ryssen 72-73
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3915
Nutritive value and dry matter yield of Annual Ryegrass 121c EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J.P. Marais, D.C.W. Goodenough 74-75
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3916
Milk production potential of South African Boer and Nguni goats EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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V.M. Mmbengwa, L.M. Schwalbach, J.P.C. Greyling, M.D. Fair 76-77
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3917
The effect of adding a lactic acid bacterial inoculant to maize at ensiling on milk production and milk composition of Jersey cows EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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R. Meeske, C.W. Cruywagen, G.D. Van der Merwe, J.F. Greyling 78-79
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3918
The effect of adding a lactic acid bacterial inoculant to big round-bale oat silage on intake, milk production and milk composition of Jersey cows EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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R. Meeske, C.W. Cruywagen, G.D. Van der Merwe, J.F. Greyling 80-81
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3919
The influence of geochemistry on health risks to animals and humans in geographically localised livestock production systems EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J.A. Meyer, N.H. Casey, J. Myburgh 82-84
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3920
Quality of Kikuyu herbage from pastures in the Eastern Cape coastal belt of South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N. Miles, L. Thurtell, S. Riekert 85-86
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3921
Chemical composition and physical characteristics of cowpea haulms as forage for ruminants EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H.K. Mokoboki, K.K. Ayisi, L.R. Ndlovu 87-88
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3922
Inbreeding of the Bonsmara cattle breed EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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B.E. Mostert, C.A.J. Exley 89-90
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3923
The chemical composition of silages produced in a Mediterranean climate EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C.J.C. Muller, J.A. Botha, A.M. Engelbrecht, E.D. D'Yvoy 91-92
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3924
Utilisation of semi-arid scrubland by goats in the dry season EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L.R. Ndlovu, L. Simela, B. Nyamambi 93-94
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3925
The effect of different diets on growth rate and meat quality of the indigenous chickens EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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Z. Nemavhola, L.R. Ndlovu 95-96
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3926
Estimation of body weight in Nguni-type cattle under communal management conditions EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.E. Nesamvuni, J. Mulaudzi, N.D. Ramanyimi, G.J. Taylor 97-98
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3927
Genetic parameter estimates for pre-weaning growth traits in Dorper sheep EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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F.W.C. Neser, G.J. Erasmus, J.B. Van Wyk 99-101
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3928
Genetic parameter estimates for the South African Mutton Merino breed EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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F.W.C. Neser, G.J. Erasmus, J.B. Van Wyk 102-104
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3929
Enzootic geophagia of calves and lambs in Northern Cape and Northwest and the possible role of chronic manganese poisoning EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J.A. Neser, M.A. De Vries, M. De Vries, A.J. Van der Merwe, A.H. Loock, H.J.C. Smith, F.H. Van der Vyver, J.H. Elsenbroek 105-106
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3930
The potential of legume pods as supplements to low quality roughages EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.T. Ngwa, I.V. Nsahlai, M.L.K. Bonsi 107-108
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3931
Classification of low-resource livestock producers in the North West Province EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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I.V. Nsahlai, A.T. Sedumedi 109-110
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3932
Reproductive indices of Merino rams fed sun-cured Leucaena leucocephala forage EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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I.V. Nsahlai, B.K. Byebwa, M.L.K. Bonsi 111-112
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3933
Evaluation of genetically fine and fine x strong wool Merinos on irrigated pastures EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J.J. Olivier, A.G. Bezuidenhout, A.C. Greyling, S.W.P. Cloete 113-114
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3934
The effect of slaughter weight on pig production efficiency EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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E. Pieterse, L.P. Loots, J. Viljoen 115-117
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3935
Heritabilities of pre-weaning traits in a multibreed beef cattle herd fitting models with or without a sire genotype x dam genotype interaction EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S.J. Schoeman, G.F. Jordaan, G.J. Erasmus 118-119
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3936
Postpartum reproductive tract score in beef cows - a proposed method EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L.M.J. Schwalbach, J.P.C. Greyling, G.J. Taylor, G.J. Taylor 120-121
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3937
Effect of dietary energy level on efficiency of SA Mutton Merino lambs and Boer goat kids under feedlot conditions EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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R. Sheridan, A.V. Ferreira, L.C. Hoffman, S.J. Schoeman 122-123
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3938
The influence of proportion of Hereford breeding in a multibreed synthetic beef cattle population on birth weight and weaning weight EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H. Skrypzeck, S.J. Schoeman, G.F. Jordaan 124-126
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3939
Prediction of the body weight of Nguni goats EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S.C. Slippers, B.A. Letty, J.F. De Villiers 127-128
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3940
A comparison of leather properties of skins from ten different South African sheep breeds EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.A. Snyman, C.A. Jackson-Moss 129-130
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3941
Effect of ionophores and selenium supplementation on the composition of long-chain fatty acid in carcass fat of steers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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K. Steenkamp, E.C. Webb, J.B.J. Van Ryssen 131-133
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3942
Zulu Goats in KwaZulu-Natal EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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I.B. Stewart 134-135
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3943
Biological performance and gastrointestinal development of broiler chicks fed diets varying in energy : protein ratio EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H.K. Swatson, R.M. Gous, P.A. Iji 136-137
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3944
The effect of varying RDP: UDP ratios on intake and milk production efficiency in Saanen ewes fed a complete diet EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J.D. Thornton, A.V. Ferreira 138-139
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3945
Heritabilities of reproductive traits in a beef cattle herd using multitrait analysis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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R.R. Van der Westhuizen, S.J. Schoeman, G.F. Jordaan, J.B. Van Wyk 140-141
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3946
The copper, manganese and zinc content of livers of Impala in the Hoedspruit area EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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W.A. Van Niekerk 142-143
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3947
Effect of different levels of supplemental N from urea on intake and utilization of wheat straw by Dohne Merino wethers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J. Nolte, A.V. van E.Ferreira, H.H. Koster 143-144
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3948
The selenium status of grazing herbivores in different regions of Southern Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J.B.J. Van Ryssen 145-146
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3949
The effect of pre-slaughter stress resulting from feed withdrawal on meat quality characteristics in ostriches EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S.J. Van Schalkwyk, S.W.P. Cloete, L.C. Hoffman, Z. Brand, A.P. Pfister, K. Punt 147-148
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3955
Possible use of BHT to estimate carcass fat content in small ruminants EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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E.C. Webb, K. Steenkamp, E.B. Spreeth 149-150
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3950
Performance of autumn lambing ewes and lambs on irrigated and dryland winter pastures EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.D. Lyle, J.F. De Villiers, T.J. Dugmore 151-152
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v30i4.3951


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