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The effect of geographical region of birth on the reproductive performance of the Nguni in southern Mozambique

  • 2013
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 43
S. Maciel, A.M. Okeyo, J. Amimo, M.M. Scholtz, F.W.C. Neser & M. Martins Page: 60 - 63

The objective of this study was to assess the effect of place of birth on the reproductive performance of two Nguni ecotypes (Nguni and Landim) raised in a sub-tropical environment to enhance strategies for livestock development and restocking programmes within…

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Genetic diversity and relationships among indigenous Mozambican cattle breeds

  • 2009
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 39
I. Bessa, I. Pinheiro, M. Matola, K. Dzama, A. Rocha and P. Alexandrino Page: 61 - 72

Three indigenous Mozambican cattle breeds, namely the Angone, Landim and Bovino de Tete were characterized using six proteins, 13 autosomal microsatellite loci and one Y-specific microsatellite locus (INRA124). The Mashona breed from Zimbabwe was also studied to elucidate the origin…

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