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The heritability of acceptability in South African Merino sheep

  • 2001
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 31
G.J. Erasmus, F.W.C. Neser , J.B. van Wyk and J.J. Olivier Page: 13 - 14

Selection for production and reproduction in South African Merino sheep is always combined with selection based on visual appraisal and will, in all probability, remain so for many years to come. Heritabilities for acceptability were estimated using a threshold model…

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Acceptability of chevon from kids, yearling goats and mature does of indigenous South African goats: A case study

  • 2008
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 38
L. Simela, E.C. Webb and M.J.C. Bosman Page: 247 - 259

Consumer sensory evaluations of oven-roasted goat and sheep m. longissimus dorsi samples were conducted in two series to determine the acceptability of chevon from indigenous South African goats to consumers. Chevon samples were from goat carcasses of known description. In…

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