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Meat quality of seven wild ungulate species

  • 1972
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 2
M. von La Chevallerie Page: 101 - 103

Adult male blesbok, eland, gemsbok, red hartebeest, impala, springbok and black wildebeest were cropped bimonthly and meat quality tests carried out with regard to fat and moisture content, colour, tenderness, muscle fibre diameter, intensity and acceptability of flavour, Several statistically…

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Lamverliese in die Neudamm-Karakoelstoet

  • 1972
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 2
P.J. le Roux Page: 117 - 120

Lamb mortality in the Neudamm Karakul Stud: Lamb mortality in the Neudamm Karakul Stud was recorded and analysed for time and cause of pre- and postnatal losses for all lambs born between April 1969 and December 1970. It was found…

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Pre- and post-weaning performance of artificially reared lambs

  • 1972
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 2
G.L. Hunter, L.P. Vosloo, J. Grobbelaar and C.H. van Niekerk Page: 75 - 78

Twenty-four South African Mutton Merino ewe lambs were artificially reared in a 22-factorial experiment on 5 or 10 kg milk substitute to weaning at 25 or 30 days. From weaning until a minimum of 100 days of age and a…

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Aspects of puberty in the indigenous gilt

  • 1972
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 2
D.H. Holness Page: 85 - 90

Parameters relating to the onset of puberty were recorded in a total of 120 indigenous gilts in two experiments. In the first experiment gilts were reared from eight weeks of age on three planes. of nutrition estimated to provide 100…

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