skip to Main Content
Join SASAS

"Experientia docet" - Experience is the best teacher

Regional differences in growth parameters between two impala populations

  • 2006
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 36
I. du Plessis, C.C. van der Waal, R.R. van Wyk, E.C. Webb, B. Kritzinger and J. van den Berg Page: 90 - 94

The origin of differences in growth parameters between impala from the Mara Research Station (Mara) and the Messina Experimental Farm (Messina) was investigated. Impala from both localities were harvested, and body weights (BW) and cold carcass weights (CCW) were measured.…

Read more

Inbreeding in the South African Brahman breed

  • 2006
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 36
B.A. Pico, J.B. van Wyk and F.W.C. Neser Page: 103 - 106

Inbreeding levels and their possible influence on growth traits of the South African Brahman cattle were investigated. Data utilized in this study consisted of 180264 pedigree (1955 – 2002), 41509 birth weight (BWT), 37705 200-days weaning weight (200d), 22682 400-days…

Read more

An investigation into the possibility of a Genotype by Environmental interaction for milk production in the South African Jersey

  • 2006
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 36
D.J. van Niekerk, F.W.C. Neser and J. van der Westhuizen Page: 107 - 110

The possibility of a genotype by environment interaction for milk production in the South African Jersey population was investigated by grouping 37687 first lactation records completed between 1985 and 1999 into different production or environmental levels. The dataset consisted of…

Read more
Back To Top