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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

Characterisation of production systems for indigenous chicken genetic resources of South Africa

  • 2009
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 2
B.J. Mtileni, F.C. Muchadeyi, A. Maiwashe, P.M. Phitsane, T.E. Halimani, M. Chimonyo and K. Dzama Page: 18 - 22

Indigenous chicken production systems were studied in Limpopo, Northern Cape and Eastern Cape provinces of South Africa. Semi-structured questionnaires were administered to 137 households in the three provinces. The study showed that a small proportion of the households (9.8%) derive…

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Foot health in housed cattle: A review

  • 2007
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 8
I. du Plessis Page: 11 - 17

The aim of this review is to highlight some of the repercussions of locomotive disorders in housed cattle. Some of the reasons for claw injuries are discussed, while the effect of housing and floor type on the claw health and…

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Manipulating beef quality through feeding

  • 2006
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 7
E.C. Webb Page: 5 - 15

This presentation provides an overview of beef quality and the manipulation of beef quality through feeding. Beef consists of edible muscle, connective tissue and associated fat. The most important quality attributes of beef include the tenderness, other sensory characteristics, convenience…

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