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The effects of dietary crude protein on fertility of broiler breeder males.
Fertility of Broiler Breeders (BBs) has been researched over many years with inconclusive findings. Genetic selection and improvements in growth traits have had negative effects on fertility of BB. One explanation is ...
The evaluation of the growth parameters of six South African commercial crossbred pig genotypes.
Simulation modeling is an active part of animal nutrition. These complex programs rely on mathematical functions to predict the performance of an animal. The Gompertz equation is a simple, but accurate function that fits ...
Feeding behaviour of sheep and goats on Lespedeza and Leucaena pastures and the effect of Lespedeza hay on faecal egg count.
Feeding of lespedeza to sheep and goats, besides supplying protein, could be a possible alternative remedial control measure against gastro-intestinal parasites in sheep and goats. However, the feeding behaviour of individual ...
Biological control of the common house fly Musca domestica L. in horse stables, using Bacillus thuringiensis serovar israelensis and Beauveria bassiana.
House flies (Musca domestica L.) are common pests affecting horses and their owners. Control of house flies in stable yards is currently based on the use of pesticides. However, the development of resistance by these flies ...
The effect of dietary crude protein, organic selenium and vitamin E on fertility and semen quality of broiler breeder males.
There are negative influences of selection for broiler growth on the reproductive ability of broiler breeder parents. This is mostly due to problems related to excessive body weight, such as an inability to achieve successful ...