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Aspects of smallstock production in Ciskei

  • 1989
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 19
T.J. Bembridge Page: 1 - 3

Levels of sheep and goat production, as well as aspects of the distribution of ownership of pigs and poultry, in three livestock-producing areas of Ciskei are discussed. Findings show low levels of production and reproduction and high mortality rates in…

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Assessing the acceptability of processed goat meat

  • 1989
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 19
H.R. Breukink and N.H. Casey Page: 76 - 80

The possible upgrading of meat of mature does to an acceptable product through processing was investigated using chemical, physical and sensory evaluation techniques. Twelve goat does (six-tooth) were slaughtered and processed into vienna sausages and cured and smoked buttocks. These…

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Sugar as an energy source for growing ducklings

  • 1989
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 19
M.D. Olver Page: 81 - 83

An experiment was conducted to determine whether sugar could successfully be incorporated into feeds for ducklings in the period 0 to 7 weeks of age. Five dietary treatments, with sugar content ranging from 0 to 400 g kg-1 were fed…

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