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Influence of reproduction traits and pre-weaning growth rate on herd efficiency of different beef breed types in an arid sub-tro

  • 2006
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 36
I. du Plessis, L.C. Hoffman and F.J. Calitz Page: 89 - 98

The efficiency of Simmentaler cross (SX), Bonsmara cross (BX), Afrikaner (AF) and Nguni (NG) cowherds to produce weaner calves under natural sweetveld conditions was investigated. The respective cowherds were selected to differ with regard to frame size (SX > BX…

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