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The effect of feeding clinoptilolite (zeolite) to laying hens

  • 1983
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 13
M.D. Olver Page: 107 - 110

One hundred and twenty 4-month·old, single-combed, brown Hy-Line pullets were fed two isocaloric diets containing 16 or 13,5% protein with and without 5% clinoptilolite in four treatments with thirty hens per replicate. Sterile river sand was used as a filler…

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Sweet lupins as a feedstuff for broilers

  • 1987
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 17
M.D. Olver Page: 168 - 170

An experiment was conducted to determine the feeding value of sweet white lupins (Lupinus albus variety Buttercup) for broilers up to 8 weeks of age. Two isocaloric and isonitrogenous starter (0 - 4 weeks) and finisher (4 - 8 weeks)…

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Factors influencing recalving rate in lactating beef cows in the sweet dry bushveld of northern Transvaal (Short communication)

  • 1994
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 24
E.E. Lademann and S.J. Schoeman Page: 30 - 33

Factors influencing the recalving rate of 2 165 lactating beef cows of four pure breeds (Afrikaner, Hereford, Bonsmara and Simmentaler) and three cross-bred types were investigated on the Mara Research Station between 1972 and 1982. Average recalving rate was 88.3%.…

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