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Effect of varying levels of dietary inclusion of sweet lupin on the growth production characteristics of ostriches (Struthio camelus var. domesticus)

  • 2019
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 49
T.S. Brand, J.A. Engelbrecht, J. van der Merwe & L.C. Hoffman Page: 345 - 362

Nutrition contributes approximately 75% of the total input costs to an intensive ostrich production unit. An increase in the price of traditional protein sources thus necessitates finding cheaper alternatives. Sweet lupins were identified as a possible alternative; therefore, the effect…

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Layer performance, fatty acid profile and the quality of eggs from hens supplemented with Moringa oleifera whole seed meal

  • 2018
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 48
S. P. Mabusela, T. T. Nkukwana, M. Mokoma & V. Muchenje Page: 234 - 243

The objective of the study was to determine how the partial supplementation of Moringa oleifera whole seed meal (MOWSM) would affect layer performance, egg quality and egg fatty acid profile. One hundred and forty-four Hy-Line hens in early-lay (20-weeks-old), with…

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