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South African Journal of Animal Science - Vol 39, No 1 (2009)

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Relationship between fatness and puberty in Black Indigenous and EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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P.A Coetzee, N.H Casey 1-5
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61169
Optimum growth rate of Belgian Blue double-muscled replacement heifers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L.O Fiems, D.L De Brabander 6-10
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61179
Influence of dietary lipid sources on sensory characteristics of broiler meat EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Hugo, S.P Els, C Bothma, F.H de Witt, H.J van der Merwe, M.D Fair 11-14
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61186
The effect of breed type and lactation status on reproductive performance in EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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R.T Kridli, A.Y Abdullah, M.Q Husein 15-18
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61210
Reproductive performance of two sow lines under arid climatic conditions EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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E Lutaaya, A Nakafeero, S Nemaire 19-23
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61220
Relationships between cock semen viability and the fertility of artificially inseminated South African indigenous chicken breeds EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J.T Molekwa, D.O Umesiobi 24-28
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61236
Effect of saponified high fat sunflower oilcake and lipoic acid EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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F.K Siebrits, A Makgekgenene, A Hugo 29-32
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61316
Diet selection by Nguni goats in the Zululand Thornveld EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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N.A.D Basha, P.E Scogings, I.V Nsahlai 33-36
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61163
Effect of limestone particle size on egg production and eggshell quality of hens during late production EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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F.H de Witt, N.P Kuleile, H.J van der Merwe, M.D Fair 37-40
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61171
Effect of limestone particle size on bone quality characteristics of hens at end-of-lay EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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F.H de Wit, N.P Kuleile, H.J van der Merwe, M.D Fair 41-44
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61172
Effect of dietary lipid sources on production performance of broilers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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F.H de Witt, S.P Els, H.J van der Merwe, A Hugo, M.D Fair 45-48
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61174
Influence of dietary lipid sources on carcass traits of broilers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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F.H de Witt, S.P Els, A Hugo, H.J van der Merwe, M.D Fair 49-52
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61175
Feed utilization and growth of Dorper wethers on Opuntia-based diets EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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O.B Einkamerer, H.O de Waal, W.J Combrinck, M.D Fair 53-57
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61178
Simplification of urea treatment method of wheat straw for its better adoption by the farmers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.A Jabbar, H Muzafar, F.M Khattak, T.N Pasha, A Khalique 58-60
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61206
Effect of All-lac xcl 5x, Acid-pak 2x, Bio-mos® and Zinc Bacitracin on nutrient digestibility and gastrointestinal morphology of broiler chickens EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.N Ngxumeshe, R.M Gous 62-64
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61242
Growth, haematological and biochemical responses of growing lambs injected EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.N.M Nour El-Din, S.Z El-Zarkouny, S.Z El-Zarkouny, H Ghobashy, H Ghobashy, E.I Abdel-Gawad, E.I Abdel-Gawad, D.J Kesler, D.J Kesler 65-68
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61244
Determining the optimum temperature for dry extrusion of EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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D Palic, F.K Siebrits, S.E Coetzee 69-72
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61254
Sample preparation of Medicago sativa L. hay for chemical analysis EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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GDJ Scholtz, HJ van der Merwe, TP Tylutki 73-76
A Bayesian approach to the Japanese Black cattle carcass genetic evaluation EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Arakawa, H Iwaisaki, K Anada 77-80
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61160
Growth and slaughter characteristics of Ankole cattle and its Boran and Friesian crossbreds EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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D Asizua, D Mpairwe, F Kabi, D Mutetikka, J Madsen 81-85
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61161
Prospects of performing multiple-country comparison of dairy sires for countries not participating in Interbull international genetic evaluations EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Loberg, H Jorjani, W.F Fikse 86-89
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61217
Genetic relationships between calving interval and linear type traits in EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.L Makgahlela, B.E Mostert, C.B Banga 90-92
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61221
Characterization of sheep populations of Kenya using microsatellite markers: Implications for conservation and management of indigenous sheep populations EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.W.T Muigai, A.M Okeyo, A.K Kwallah, D Mburu, O Hanotte 93-96
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61238
Association of the polymorphism in the 5’ flanking region of the ovine IGF-I gene with growth traits in the Baluchi sheep EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Tahmoorespur, M Valeh, M Nassiry, A Moussavi, M Ansary 97-101
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61319
Non-genetic and genetic factors influencing growth performance in EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.K Thiruvenkadan, S Panneerselvam, R Rajendran 102-106
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61326
Genetic and non-genetic factors affecting body weight in Tellicherry goats EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A,K Thiruvenkadan, M Murugan, K Karunanithi, J Muralidharan, K Chinnamani 107-111
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61328
Economic values for dairy production traits under different milk payment systems in South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C.B Banga, F.W.C Neser, J van der Westhuizen, D.J Garrick 112-115
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61162
A systems approach to the South African dairy industry EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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MM Scholtz, SM Grobler 116-120
A comparative study on growth performance of crossbred and purebred Mecheri sheep raised under dry land farming conditions EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.K Thiruvenkadan, K Karunanithi, M Murugan, K Arunachalam, R Babu 121-125
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61325
A comparison between hominy chop and defatted maize germ meal as the main energy source in diets of feedlot steers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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K.J Leeuw, H.H Meissner, D Palic 126-129
Herbage yield in Signalgrass pastures as affected by grazing management EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G.J Braga, J.N Portela, C.J.S Pedreira, V.B.O Leite, E.A Oliveira 130-132
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61168
Fractional rate of degradation (kd) of starch in the rumen and its relation to in vivo rumen and total digestibility EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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T Hvelplund, M Larsen, P Lund, W.R Weisbjerg 133-136
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61189
Factors influencing energy demand in dairy farming EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Kraatz, W Berg, R Brunsch 137-140
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61209
The effect of dietary ionophores on feedlot performance of lambs EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.M Price, O.B Einkamerer, F.H de Witt, J.P.C Greyling, M.D Fair 141-144
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61255
Multi-trait and random regression mature weight heritability and breeding value estimates in Nelore cattle EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.A Boligon, M.E.Z Mercadante, F Baldi, R.B Lôbo, L.G Albuquerque 145-148
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61167
Effect of dietary lipid sources on lipid oxidation of broiler meat EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Hugo, S.P Els, F.H de Wit, H.J van der Merwe, M.D Fair 149-152
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61187
Effect of lignin type on extent and rate of neutral detergent fibre digestion and potential energy yield EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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E Raffrenato, P.J van Soest, M.E van Amburgh 153-156
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61260
Rate of intake in wethers fed a temperate pasture with different feeding EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Pérez-Ruchel, J.L Repetto, M Michelini, L Pérez, G Soldini, C Cajarville 157-160
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61256
Reduction of forces on the teats by single tube guiding in conventional milking EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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S Rose-Meierhöfer, R Brunsch, M Jakob 161-164
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61264
Estimation of genetic parameters of test day fat and protein yields in Brazilian Holstein cattle using an autoregressive multiple lactation animal model EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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C.N Costa, J Carvalheira, J.A Cobuci, A.F Freitas, G Thompson 165-168
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61170
Effects of total dissolved solids on the accumulation of Br, As and Pb from drinking water in tissues of selected organs in broilers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.C Mamabolo, J.A Meyer, N.H Casey 169-172
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61227
Effect of supplementary feed and stocking rate on the production of ostriches EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Strydom, T.S Brand, B.B Aucamp, J.M van Heerden 173-178
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61317
The nutritive value of South African Medicago sativa L. hay EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G.D.J Scholtz, H.J van der Merwe, T.P Tylutki 179-182
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61269
Prediction of chemical composition of South African Medicago sativa L. hay from a near infrared reflectance spectroscopy spectrally structured sample population EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G.D.J Scholtz, H.J van der Merwe, T.P Tylutki 183-187
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61271
Evaluation of models for assessing Medicago sativa L. hay quality EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G.D.J Scholtz, H.J van der Merwe, T.P Tylutki 188-192
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61273
Can repeated superovulation and embryo recovery in Boer goats limit donor participation in a MOET programme? EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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K.C Lehloenya, J.P.C Greyling, S Groble 193-197
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61216
Effect of cryoprotectant on the cryopreservation of EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.H Mapeka, K.C Lehloenya, T.L Nedambale, B Sutherland 198-201
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61230
Modelling the long-term consequences of undernutrition of cows grazing semiarid EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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F.D Richardson 202-205
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61262
Production and breeding performance of South African dairy herds EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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H.E Theron, B.E Mostert 206-210
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61324
The influence of supplementary light on Dorper lambs fed intensively EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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P.J Fourie, P.J.A Vos, S.S Abiola 211-214
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61182
Influence of dietary energy level on the production of breeding ostriches EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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T.R Olivier, T.S Brand, Z Brand 215-218
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61251
Improving the quality of wool through the use of gene markers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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T.O Itenge, J.G.H Hickford, R.H.J Forrest, G.W McKenzie, C.M Frampton 219-223
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61191
Effect of heat stress on six beef breeds in the Zastron district: The significance of breed, coat colour and coat type EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L.A Foster, P.J Fourie, F.W.C Neser 224-228
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61180
Silage fermentation attributes and certain rumen parameters in sheep fed two grass silages harvested at different stages of maturity EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A Hassen, W.A van Niekerk, F.M Bechaz 229-233
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61155
Influence of grass species and stage of maturity at ensiling on intake and partial digestibility by sheep EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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W.A van Niekerk, A Hassen, F.N Bechaz 234-237
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61332
Influence of species/cultivar and season on the quality of Atriplex grown at different sites in South Africa EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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W.A van Niekerk, A Hassen, P.J Vermaak, R.J Coertze 238-241
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61329
The effect of breed on the survivability and motility rate of EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.B Makhafola, K.C Lehloenya, M.L Mphaphathi, A Dinnyes, T.L Nedambale 242-245
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61225
Rumen pH and NH3-N concentration of sheep fed temperate pastures supplemented with sorghum grain EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Aguerre, J.L Repetto, A Pérez-Ruchel, A Mendoza, G Pinacchio, C Cajarville 246-250
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61157
Dry matter intake and digestibility of temperate pastures supplemented with sorghum grain in wethers and heifers EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Aguerre, C Cajarville, V Machado, G Persak, S Bambillasca, J.L Repetto 251-255
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61158
Heat Stress in Tunisia: Effects on dairy cows and potential means EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Salem, R Bouraoui 256-259
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61164
Growth and development of the reproductive organs of female breeding ostriches EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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T.R Olivier, T.S Brand, R.M Gous 260-262
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61249
Heat tolerance of Nelore, Senepol x Nelore and Angus x Nelore heifers in the southeast region of Brazil EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.R.B Ribeiro, M.M Alencar, A.R Freitas, L.C.A Regitano, M.C.S Oliveira, A.M.G Ibelli 263-265
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61261
Long term use of bovine somatotropic (bST) on reproduction EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M.A Jabbar, I Ahmad, M Abdullah, T.N Pasha, F Majeed 266-269
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61193
Influence of a polyclonal antibody preparation on the in situ degradability of three energy sources EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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WG Otero, CT Marino, FR Alves, FA Ferreira, MB Arrigoni, PHM Rodrigues 270-274
The effect of season on aspects of in vitro embryo production in sub-fertile beef cows EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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J.M Rust, D.S Visser, J.E Venter, M.P Boshoff, S Foss, J.P.C Greyling 275-279
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61266
Monensin and protein supplements on methane production EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G.B Neto, A Berndt, J.R Nogueira, J.J.A.A Demarchi, J.C Nogueira 280-283
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61240
Comparison of growth rates in the tissues of primal cuts of Canadian composites EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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L.A Goonewardene, Z Wang, R.W Seneviratne, J.A Basarab, E.K Okine, J Stewart-Smith, J.L Aalhus, M.A Price 289-293
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61185
Assessment of Nili-Ravi buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) semen by MTT reduction assay EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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M Iqbal, A Ijaz, M Aleem, H Rehman, MS Yousaf 294-300
A model for assessing Medicago Sativa L. hay quality EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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G.D.J Scholtz, H.J van der Merwe, T.P Tylutki 301-305
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61274
Serum progesterone as an indicator of cyclic activity in post-partum goat does EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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V.N Mmbengwa, B.M Gundidza, J.P.C Greyling, M.D Fair, L.M.J Schwalbach, J.E.J du Toit, A Samie 306-311
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61232
Effects of varying levels of thermostable xylanase, amylase and protease (TXAP) composite enzyme supplement on body growth of broiler chickens EMAIL FREE FULL TEXT
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A.M Ngxumeshe, R.M Gous 312-315
http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/sajas.v39i1.61247


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