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Effect of late prepartum fibre-based diets on the live weight changes and reproduction of Holstein cows in the subsequent lactation period

  • 2019
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 49
B.A. Useni, C.J.C. Muller & C.W. Cruywagen Page: 109 - 118

The objective of this study was to evaluate two late prepartum fibre-based diets that differed in non-structural carbohydrate (NFC) and protein levels on live weight (LW) changes and fertility traits of Holstein cows until 120 days postpartum. At 30 days…

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Copper and selenium supplementation of ewes grazing on pastures low in copper and selenium: Effect on reproduction and concent s

  • 1990
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 20
F.E. van Niekerk and C.H. van Niekerk Page: 246 - 249

Influence of copper and selenium supplementation in SA Mutton Merino ewes, kept on pastures with low copper and selenium concentrations, was investigated. Ewes which came into oestrus and conceived during March to April, were found to have concentrations of plasma…

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Effects of exogenous amines on reproduction in female Angora goats

  • 1993
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 23
T.D.A. Forbes, D.R. Tolleson, C.M. Hensarling and R.D. Randel Page: 196 - 200

An investigation was conducted into the effects of two phenolic amines, N -methyl-β-phenethylamine (NMP) and tyramine (T) on corpus luteum function and reproductive performance of Angora goats. Both compounds are widely distributed through the plant kingdom and, because of their…

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