Skip to content

"Experientia docet" - Experience is the best teacher

Dietary inclusion of ensiled avocado oil cake affects growth, nutrient digestion, and carcass characteristics of pigs

  • 2020
  • Issue: 6
  • Volume: 50
M.L. Seshoka, P.J. Fourie, A.T. Kanengoni, I.M.M. Malebana, R.S. Thomas & B.D. Nkosi Page: 847 - 854

In this experiment, the effects were evaluated of various dietary inclusion levels of avocado oil cake (AOC) silage on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, and carcass characteristics in pigs. A mixture of 70% AOC, 25% wheat bran, and 5% sugarcane molasses…

Read more

The effect of dietary energy and the inclusion of a β-adrenergic agonist in the diet on the meat quality of feedlot lambs

  • 2013
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 43
T.S. Brand, M.P. Genis, L.C. Hoffman, W.F.J. van de Vyver, R. Swart & G.F. Jordaan Page: 140 - 145

β-adrenergic agonists are commonly used in livestock production to enhance meat production and decrease the fat content of the body. β-adrenergic agonists normally improve growth performance. Recent increases in meat prices and the change in consumer preference towards leaner meat…

Read more

Dietary manipulation of oil production in commercial emu

  • 2010
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 40
P. Matlhoko, E.C. Webb and P. Chamunorwa Page: 442 - 445

The aim of this research was to optimize emu oil production by manipulation of the dietary protein and energy ratios for greater fat accretion. The research was done at African Emu Ranch in Muldersdrift, Gauteng. Twenty-four, four to five months…

Read more

Die gebruik van mieliehooi as ruvoerbron in lamafrondingsrantsoene

  • 1988
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 18
H.M.I. Schoonraad, S.J. Schoeman, T.M. Laas & B.H. Beukes Page: 113 - 117

The use of mealie hay as roughage source in lamb finishing diets. The influence of supplementation of mature maize plants (6% crude protein; 11,4 MJ DE/kg) with both energy and nitrogen on production aspects of slaughter lambs was investigated. A…

Read more

Die invloed van energie- en stikstofaanvulling by ryp mielieplante op wolgroei van Döhnemerinolammers (Kort mededeling)

  • 1988
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 18
H.M.I. Schoonraad, S.J. Schoeman, T.M. Laas & B.H. Beukes Page: 123 - 125

The influence of energy and nitrogen supplementation of mature maize plants on wool growth of Dohne merino lambs. The influence of supplementation of mature maize plants (6% crude protein; 11,4 MJ DE/kg) with both energy and nitrogen on wool production…

Read more
Back To Top