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Seasonal variation in nutritive value of four browse species used by smallholder farmers for livestock in Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

  • 2021
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 14
S. Mthi, J.M. Rust, S. Washaya, D.D. Washaya, T.L. Morgenthal & B. Sondzaba Page: 40 - 49

The use of browse plants as livestock feed during the dry season can improve deficiency of certain nutrients and sustain livestock production under small-scale farming system. This study was conducted to investigate the seasonal variation of nutrients of four browse…

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Sensory, physical and chemical quality characteristics of bacon derived from South African indigenous and commercial pig breeds

  • 2005
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 6
L.C. Hoffman, E. Styger, M. Muller and T.S. Brand Page: 36 - 48

Sensory and physical quality characteristics of shoulder and leg ham, kassler chops, back and belly bacon derived from South African indigenous Kolbroek (KB), African (AFR) and commercial Landrace X Large White (LR X LW) pig breeds were compared.  The chemical…

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