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Characterisation of production systems for indigenous chicken genetic resources of South Africa

  • 2009
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 2
B.J. Mtileni, F.C. Muchadeyi, A. Maiwashe, P.M. Phitsane, T.E. Halimani, M. Chimonyo and K. Dzama Page: 18 - 22

Indigenous chicken production systems were studied in Limpopo, Northern Cape and Eastern Cape provinces of South Africa. Semi-structured questionnaires were administered to 137 households in the three provinces. The study showed that a small proportion of the households (9.8%) derive…

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Manipulating beef quality through feeding

  • 2006
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 7
E.C. Webb Page: 5 - 15

This presentation provides an overview of beef quality and the manipulation of beef quality through feeding. Beef consists of edible muscle, connective tissue and associated fat. The most important quality attributes of beef include the tenderness, other sensory characteristics, convenience…

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