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Available volumes for Applied Animal Husbandry & Rural Development since 2008

Available volumes (1-8) for SA Anim Sci from 2000 to 2007

Indigenous goat production on Kikuyu in South Africa

  • 2020
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 13
S.D. Househam & K.P. Kirkman Page: 1 - 12

This study investigated indigenous goat production on Kikuyu at Cedara Research Station, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Three stocking rates were used (30, 45 and 60 goats/ha) to evaluate goat production on kikuyu. Does with kids grazed kikuyu for a total of…

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An investigation of factors influencing synchronization response, conception and calving rate of communal cows in Limpopo Province, South Africa

  • 2020
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 13
Z.C. Raphalalani, T.L. Nedambale, N.B. Nengovhela & K.A. Nephawe Page: 13 - 22

A study was designed to assess factors affecting response to oestrus synchronization, conception and calving rate of communal cows following timed artificial insemination (AI) in Limpopo province, South Africa. A total of 140 cows were selected from communal villages based…

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Beef cattle production performance and farmer profile in a communal environment of the Eastern Cape Province

  • 2019
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 12
T Rust, JM Rust, NS Nongauza, CH de Ridder, NA Faku, S Moss & M Mpahla Page: 1 - 10

The study was conducted in Gwaba village, Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality, Eastern Cape Province. The study provides information that can be utilized to track change over time with respect to the livelihood status, livestock asset ownership and the production and…

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Women’s participation in livestock activities under small-scale farming system in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

  • 2018
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 11
S. Mthi, N. Nyangiwe, R. Menhas, A. Mushunje & I.D. Ighodaro Page: 14 - 21

Women play an important role in livestock production and their contribution remain un-recognized by researchers and policy makers. The study was conducted to investigate the participation of women in livestock production activities at two district municipalities of the Eastern Cape.…

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Stratified cattle production in pastoral areas of Kenya: Existing forms, driving factors and management practices

  • 2018
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 11
Bulle Hallo Dabasso, Oliver Vivian Wasonga, Patrick Irungu & Brigitte Kaufmann Page: 22 - 33

Seasonal fluctuations in forage availability in African drylands significantly affect the body condition of pastoral livestock. The result is lean animals that, besides falling short of market requirements, often fetch low prices for producers. In Kenya’s pastoral areas, stratified cattle…

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