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Carcass characteristics and meat quality of sheep fed buffelgrass silage to replace corn silage

  • 2021
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 51
E.G. Silva, G.G.L. Araújo, T.M. Barros e Silva, G.C. Gois, E.M. Santos, J.S. Oliveira, F.S. Campos, A.F. Perazzo, O.L. Ribeiro, S.M. Yamamoto Page: 231 - 240

The aim of the study was to evaluate the carcass characteristics, proximate composition, and sensorial attributes of meat from sheep fed diets in which buffelgrass silage replaced corn silage. Thirty-two intact male crossbred Santa Inês sheep with an average live…

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A South African perspective on livestock production in relation to greenhouse gases and water usage

  • 2013
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 43
M.M. Scholtz, J.B.J. van Ryssen, H.H. Meissner & M.C. Laker Page: 247 - 254

The general perception that livestock is a major contributor to global warming resulted mainly from the FAO publication, Livestock’s Long Shadow, in 2006, which indicated that livestock is responsible for 18% of the world’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This figure…

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