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Performance of feedlot cattle with reference to carbohydrate digestion of maize versus hominy chop.
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The use of the N-alkane technique for measuring herbage dry matter intake in horses.
The use of n-alkanes as indigestible markers for the estimation of herbage dry matter intake in grazing ruminants, is reported to have significant advantages over other markers used for this purpose (Dove and Mayes, ...
The effect of different methods of controlling urolithiasis on ovine mineral metabolism.
The widespread use of high-energy, low roughage diets among feedlot sheep has lead to the development of several production diseases (Bide et al., 1973). One of the least easily identifiable is urolithiasis, yet it is ...
Suckling behaviour and fertility in beef cows on pasture.
The suckling behaviour of 66 Hereford and Simmentaler cows was studied. The average frequency of suckling in 24 hours was four times, and the average duration of each suckling bout was 10 minutes. Suckling events were ...
Pollutant loads of dairy effluent and its potential on pig growth performance.
The broad objective of the study was to determine pollutant loads in dairy effluent and assess its potential in feeding growing pigs. The first specific objective was to assess water utilization and conservation methods ...
Effect of roughage quality and period of meal termination on rumen fill.
This study was conducted to test the hypotheses that (1) reticulo-rumen fill remains the same with changes in nutritional quality of roughages and (2) irrespective of when meal termination occurs, reticulo-rumen fill in ...
Contribution of village chickens to the resource-poor households.
Village chickens are reared by almost every rural household in low-income, food-deficit regions of the world, but their contribution to food security at both, household and national levels is not well understood. The study ...
Nutritional restriction of the growth rate of broiler breeder replacement pullets.
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Livestock ownership by gender and seasonal impact on production : a case study at Msinga Municipality.
Research was conducted at Msinga Municipality focusing on identifying limiting factors on goat and cattle husbandry and evaluating the degree to which seasonal changes could affect goats and cattle production. Msinga ...
Fibre inclusion and water quality interaction on performance and water consumption in growing pigs.
The study was conducted to assess the interaction between fibre inclusion and water source on water consumption, growth performance and nitrogen (N) balance of growing pigs during early post weaning phase. In Experiment ...