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A critical analyses of cow-calf efficiency in extensive beef production systems

  • 2016
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 9
M.M. Scholtz, M.C. Mokolobate, F.J. Jordaan, F.W.C. Neser & A. Theunissen Page: 11 - 20

Numerous factors affect cow efficiency, but the most important one is reproductive performance. Increased productivity generates less greenhouse gas emission per unit of product and this article gives an overview of breeding objectives, appropriate selection criteria and crossbreeding strategies to…

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Effect of agricultural extension services on beneficiaries of the Nguni cattle project in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa: A case study of two villages

  • 2016
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 9
L. Gwala, N. Monde & V. Muchenje Page: 31 - 40

The objective of the study was to determine the effect of agricultural extension services on beneficiaries of Nguni cattle project in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. A survey was conducted on 73 Nguni cattle project beneficiaries in Ncera…

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