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Influence of bioregion and environmental factors on the growth, size and reproduction of Bonsmara cows

  • 2017
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 47
E.C. Webb, P.C. Visagie, J. van der Westhuizen & H.A. Snyman Page: 542 - 552

A better understanding of the influences of the bioregion (production environment) and environmental factors on the productivity of beef cows is vital in the pursuit of improving beef production. The influence of bioregion and important environmental factors in South Africa…

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Research and development on climate change and greenhouse gases in support of climate-smart livestock production and a vibrant industry (Invited paper)

  • 2014
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 44
M.M. Scholtz, H.C. Schönfeldt, F.W.C. Neser & G.M. Schutte Page: 1 - 7

Climate change represents a feedback-loop in which livestock production both contributes to the problem and suffers from the consequences. The impact of global warming and continued, uncontrolled release of greenhouse gasses (GHG) has twofold implications for the livestock industry, and…

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