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Diversity and taxonomic identification of bacteria in the rumen of zebu cattle fed various diets

  • 2022
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 52
B.K. Korir, J.K.N. Kuria, D.M. Mwangi & C.K. Gachuiri Page: 195 - 201

In this study bacterial populations were identified in the rumen of zebu cattle fed various diets and classified taxonomically with metagenomic sequencing of the 16S rRNA gene. Twenty-four (24) heifers were used in a completely randomized experimental design to test…

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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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Effects of varying sweet lupin dietary inclusion levels on feather classes, leather traits and meat composition of feedlot ostriches

  • 2018
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 48
T.S. Brand, J.A. Engelbrecht, J. van der Merwe & L.C. Hoffman Page: 186 - 197

The main consumer products derived from ostriches are feathers, leather and meat. Despite progress in optimizing production practices, additional information is still necessary about the value of various raw materials as feed to ensure cost-efficient production. This study aimed to…

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Benutting van appelreste in diëte vir lammers en melkkoeie

  • 1986
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 16
H.J. van der Merwe, E.L.J. Kleinhans & W.A. Kottler Page: 192 - 196

    Utilization of apple residue in diets for lambs and milking cows The effect of replacing 0%, 33%, 66% and 100% of the maize meal with apple residue in a growth diet containing 45% roughage for lambs was investigated.…

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