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Growth, slaughter performance, abdominal visceral organ sizes, and plasma metabolic markers in indigenous, improved, and crossbred growing pigs fed roasted or sprouted cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) diets

  • 2023
  • Issue: 6
  • Volume: 53
M.W. Lubisi, F. Fushai & J.J. Baloyi Page: 809 - 822

Growth, slaughter performance, and blood metabolic markers were evaluated in Windsnyer (W), Large White (LW) × Landrace (LR), and three-way crossbred (W × LW × LR) pigs fed control (soybean cake), sprouted, or roasted iso-nutrient, cowpea, maize-based diets. Twelve male…

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Untreated, urea-enriched and thermal-ammoniated oat grain as supplementary feed for pregnant and lactating South African Mutton

  • 1992
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 22
T.S. Brand, A.A. Brand, S.W.P. Cloete and A. Durand Page: 58 - 63

African Mutton Merino ewes as supplementary feed during late pregnancy and lactation, while grazing wheat stubble at 2 ewes/ha during 1986 and 1987. Blood glucose, urea, calcium, magnesium and zinc levels of the ewes were monitored in 1986 only. Ewes…

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