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Metabolizable energy requirements, dry matter intake and feed selection of sable antelope (Hippotragus niger)

  • 2022
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 52
C.A. Shepstone, H.H. Meissner, J.H.C. Van Zyl, P.C. Lubout & L.C. Hoffman Page: 326 - 338

The large animal unit, grazing unit, and browsing unit methods for determining carrying capacity of wildlife use only metabolic weight as a factor to determine the energy requirements of game, whereas the large stock unit method uses metabolic weight and…

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Milk production potential of two ryegrass cultivars with different total non-structural carbohydrate contents

  • 2009
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 39
R. Meeske, P.R. Botha, G.D. van der Merwe, J.F. Greyling, C. Hopkins and J.P. Marais Page: 15 - 21

The aim of the study was to compare a new Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum) cultivar (Enhancer), bred to contain a high total non-structural carbohydrate content, with the cultivar, Dargle, in terms of dry matter (DM) production, nutritional value, carrying capacity…

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