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Effects of diet quality and time lapse after meal termination on rumen load, rate of passage and feeding behaviour.
Ruminant utilisation of poor quality feeds is governed by rates of degradation and passage through the rumen. Firstly, the passage rate of feed material determines the degree of bypass nutrients and the efficiency of ...
The effect of crude protein and calcium intake on fertility of male broiler breeders.
Broiler parent stock are selected to ensure that good characteristics will be passed to the offspring but management of broiler breeder birds is different to that of broiler chickens. Feeding broiler breeders ad libitum ...
Mastitis problem in East and Southern Africa.
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Interaction of pen enrichment and sex on growth, physiology and behavioural responses of Windsnyer pigs.
The broad objective of the study was to determine the interaction of pen enrichment and sex on growth performance, metabolite concentrations, physiological responses and behaviour of Windsnyer pigs. Forty–eight growing ...
Characterisation of determinants of predation of goats in communal production systems.
Predation is challenge in communal goat production systems. The broad objective of the study was to explore determinants of goat predation in communal production systems. A survey was conducted in 195 households in flat ...