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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

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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Sensory, physical and chemical quality characteristics of bacon derived from South African indigenous and commercial pig breeds

  • 2005
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 6
L.C. Hoffman, E. Styger, M. Muller and T.S. Brand Page: 36 - 48

Sensory and physical quality characteristics of shoulder and leg ham, kassler chops, back and belly bacon derived from South African indigenous Kolbroek (KB), African (AFR) and commercial Landrace X Large White (LR X LW) pig breeds were compared.  The chemical…

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Effect of marketing strategy on the production performance of cattle herds from four different breed types in the arid sweet bus

  • 2004
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 5
I du Plessis and LC Hoffman Page: 1 - 7

Various breed types and productions systems are used to produce beef from natural pastures. In arid regions with erratic rainfall patterns, flexible production systems will assist the sustainable use of land. Cattle breed types (Simmentaler crossbred, Bonsmara crossbred, Afrikaner and…

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