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Theoretical and applied aspects of voluntary feed intake by ruminants, with special reference to the kinetics of rumen digestion.
The aim of these studies was to examine the factors which determine voluntary feed intake and feed quality in ruminants. In the first experiments, the concepts of ruminal digestion kinetics were conceptualised and measured ...
Improving the nutritional representation of horse feeds in South Africa.
Protein has been identified as a major reason that people purchase a horse feed, with anecdotal explanations offered for the poor prediction of response of horses to their rations, particularly in the sport horse market. ...
The effect of nitrogen fertilization and stage of re-growth on the nutrititive value of kikuyu in the Midlands of KwaZulu-Natal.
Kikuyu pasture was fertilized at low and high levels of nitrogen (N), namely 50 and 200 kg N/ha, after mowing and clearing the plots, to induce low and high levels of N in the herbage. The subsequent growth was harvested ...
The fibrolytic potential of domestic and wild herbivores microbial ecosystems on maize stover.
The growing demand for meat worldwide by the increasing human population (6.8 billion) calls for an increase in livestock production as well as attention to environmental sustainability. Production increases are critical ...