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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

Analysis on the productive and reproductive traits of Murrah buffalo cows maintained in the coastal region of India (WCAP Supp}

  • 2010
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 3
A.K. Thiruvenkadan, S. Panneerselvam, R. Rajendran and N. Murali Page: 1 - 5

Data of 698 Murrah cows sired by 43 bulls maintained at the Central Cattle Breeding Farm, Alamadhi were analysed to study the performance of Murrah buffaloes at the coastal region of Tamil Nadu, India. Least-squares means and genetic parameters were…

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Livestock systems and competing claims for land at the wildlife-based tourism/livestock interface

  • 2010
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 3
Petronella Chaminuka, Henk Udo, Karen Eilers & Akke van der Zijpp Page: 6 - 10

This paper discusses competition for land between communal grazing livestock systems and emerging preferences for wildlife-based tourism land uses in the Greater Limpopo Transfrontier Park. Renewed efforts to improve livestock production as a tool for rural development in Southern Africa…

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Estimation of live body weight from the heart girth measurement in KwaZulu-Natal goats

  • 2009
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 2
J.F. de Villiers, S.T. Gcumisa, S.A. Gumede, S.P. Thusi, T.J. Dugmore, M. Cole, J.F. du Toit, A.F. Vatta and C. Stevens Page: 1 - 8

This study was conducted to determine if heart girth measurements can be used effectively in the prediction of live body weights of goats in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), and to assist in developing a heart girth measuring tape. This is especially aimed…

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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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