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Climate change and livestock production: A review with emphasis on Africa 12875 1702 0 108 14685
Processing of South African biltong - A review 2455 2183 0 32 4670
Effect of age on production characteristics of Boschveld indigenous chickens of South Africa reared intensively 2926 852 0 44 3822
Intestinal morphology, digestive organ size and digesta pH of broiler chickens fed diets supplemented with or without Moringa oleifera leaf meal 2579 466 0 52 3097
The adaption of the South Africa sheep industry to new trends in animal breeding and genetics: A review 2665 291 0 39 2995
Spirulina as a functional ingredient in broiler chicken diets 2462 430 0 45 2937
A South African perspective on livestock production in relation to greenhouse gases and water usage 2543 320 0 66 2929
Chemical composition, fatty acid profile and colour of broiler meat as affected by organic and conventional rearing systems 724 2119 0 53 2896
Feed intake, growth performance and carcass traits of broilers fed diets with various inclusion levels of baobab seed oilcake 555 2208 0 32 2795
Effect of post-slaughter handling during distribution on microbiological quality and safety of meat in the formal and informal sectors of South Africa: A review 1215 1268 0 47 2530
Comparison of the milk composition of free-ranging indigenous African cattle breeds 1786 462 0 54 2302
A systems approach to the south african dairy industry 1980 212 0 56 2248
The ethics of meat production and quality - a South African perspective 1828 135 0 55 2018
Simplification of urea treatment method of wheat straw for its better adoption by the farmers 1824 116 0 54 1994
Breeding objectives for Holstein cattle in South Africa 1796 134 0 49 1979
Herbal extracts and organic acids as natural feed additives in pig diets 1510 397 0 46 1953
The performance and meat quality of Bonsmara steers raised in a feedlot, on conventional pastures or on organic pastures 1647 210 0 57 1914
Effect of slaughter technique on bleed-out, blood in the trachea and blood splash in the lungs of cattle 1676 178 0 51 1905
A consumer perspective of the South African red meat classification system 1521 186 0 58 1765
Physical and chemical properties of selected beef muscles infused with a phosphate and lactate blend 1572 96 0 53 1721
Should we reject animal source foods to save the planet? A review of the sustainability of global livestock production 1358 228 0 71 1657
Parameter estimates for reproductive output and product quality traits of ostrich females within breeding seasons 119 1468 0 50 1637
Relevance of the formal red meat classification system to the South African informal livestock sector 1359 200 0 44 1603
Growth performance of feedlot weaners cattle fed diet containing different levels of cold press soya bean oilcake 1438 68 0 48 1554
Animal factors affecting fatty acid composition of cow milk fat: a review 1163 279 0 52 1494
Fat quality of South African pigs with different carcass classification characteristics 1306 104 0 55 1465
Effect of feeding Moringa (Moringa oleifera) leaf meal on the physico-chemical characteristics and sensory properties of goat meat 1126 260 0 49 1435
The performance of broilers on a feed depends on the feed protein content given previously 1270 97 0 54 1421
Description of carcass classification goals and the current situation in South Africa 1241 106 0 48 1395
Enhancement of poultry meat: Trends, nutritional profile, legislation and challenges 966 386 0 36 1388
The nutritive value of South African Medicago sativa L. hay 1207 90 0 50 1347
A review of genomic selection - Implications for the South African beef and dairy cattle industries 966 290 0 83 1339
Castration of male livestock and the potential of immunocastration to improve animal welfare and production traits: Invited Review 1124 173 0 35 1332
Quality related principles of the South African beef classification system in relation to grading and classification systems of the world 1165 109 0 51 1325
Effects of prebiotics and probiotics on the performance and bacterial colonization of broiler chickens 973 253 0 60 1286
Economic values for dairy production traits under different milk payment systems in South Africa 1151 58 0 57 1266
Winter and spring variation in daily milk yield and mineral composition of Jersey, Friesian cows and their crosses under a pasture-based dairy system 1089 123 0 50 1262
Modelling functional and structural impact of non-synonymous single nucleotide polymorphisms of the DQA1 gene of three Nigerian goat breeds 214 959 0 42 1215
A balanced perspective on animal welfare for improved meat and meat products 971 153 0 53 1177
Production and breeding performance of South African dairy herds 1007 82 0 62 1151
High levels of maize in broiler diets with or without microbial enzyme supplementation 966 109 0 51 1126
Effects of dietary oil sources on egg quality, fatty acid composition of eggs and blood lipids in laying quail 709 363 0 44 1116
Productive and reproductive performance of Dorper and its crossbreds under a Romanian semi-intensive management system 907 135 0 51 1093
Comparison of shear force tenderness, drip and cooking loss, and ultimate muscle pH of the loin muscle among grass-fed steers of four major beef crosses slaughtered in Namibia 784 208 0 75 1067
Livestock breeding for sustainability to mitigate global warming, with the emphasis on developing countries 778 210 0 61 1049
Fatty acid profile, cholesterol and oxidative status in broiler chicken breast muscle fed different dietary oil sources and calcium levels 828 160 0 53 1041
Factors affecting pre-weaning kid mortality in South African Angora goats 569 347 0 104 1020
Pre- and postpartum effects of starch and fat in dairy cows: A review 415 565 0 38 1018
Effect of dietary mannan oligosaccharide with or without oregano essential oil and hop extract supplementation on the performance and slaughter characteristics of male broilers 725 222 0 62 1009
Reproduction performance of beef cattle mated naturally following synchronization in the Central Bushveld bioregion of South Africa 859 98 0 47 1004
Effect of Moringa oleifera (Lam.) pods as feed additive on egg antioxidants, chemical composition and performance of commercial layers 753 213 0 27 993
Effects of dietary inclusion of probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics on intestinal histological changes in challenged broiler chickens 647 286 0 50 983
Effects of probiotics on growth performance, blood parameters, and antibody stimulation in piglets 724 226 0 26 976
The effect of single or combined dietary supplementation of prebiotics, organic acid and probiotics on performance and slaughter characteristics of broilers 702 211 0 60 973
Phenotypic and molecular characterization of six Sudanese camel breeds 694 210 0 54 958
Assessment of heavy metal contamination in raw milk for human consumption 690 216 0 52 958
The effect of lucerne (Medicago sativa) hay quality on milk production and composition of Jersey cows 829 64 0 58 951
Nutrient content of South African red meat and the effect of age and production system 764 112 0 49 925
Effects of oregano essential oil and attapulgite on growth performance, intestinal microbiota and morphometry in broilers 671 194 0 58 923
Modelling growth of five different colour types of mink 718 131 0 56 905
Utility of the browser's behavioural and physiological strategies in coping with dietary tannins: Are exogenous tannin-inactivating treatments necessary? 649 206 0 49 904
Effects of various pre-slaughter conditions on pig carcasses and meat quality in a low-input slaughter facility 720 125 0 43 888
Effects of egg weight on hatchability, chick hatch-weight and subsequent productivity of indigenous Venda chickens in Polokwane, South Africa 684 139 0 49 872
Effects of coriander (Coriandrum sativum L.) seed powder and extract on performance of broiler chickens 614 204 0 51 869
Effects of dietary oil sources and calcium : Phosphorus levels on growth performance, gut morphology and apparent digestibility of broiler chickens 380 430 0 53 863
Performance and egg quality of aged laying hens fed diets supplemented with meat and bone meal or oyster shell meal 692 117 0 49 858
The effect of tannin with and without polyethylene glycol on in vitro gas production and microbial enzyme activity 710 89 0 57 856
Changes in the composition of South African red meat 721 69 0 51 841
Discriminant analysis of morphometric differentiation in the West African Dwarf and Red Sokoto goats 617 163 0 56 836
Importance and implications of antibiotic resistance development in livestock and wildlife farming in South Africa: A Review 375 418 0 35 828
Genome-wide identification of breed-informative single-nucleotide polymorphisms in three South African indigenous cattle breeds 526 184 0 116 826
Effects of dietary turmeric supplementation on plasma lipoproteins, meat quality and fatty acid composition in broilers 359 399 0 57 815
In vitro biological activity of tannins from Acacia and other tree fruits: Correlations with colorimetric and gravimetric phenolic assays 347 412 0 43 802
Carcass and meat quality of Boer and indigenous goats of South Africa under delayed chilling conditions 648 111 0 30 789
The protein dispersibility index in the quality control of heat-treated full-fat soybeans: an inter-laboratory study 652 84 0 49 785
Effects of post mortem temperature on rigor tension, shortening and pH in ostrich muscle 637 100 0 46 783
Comparison and evaluation of mathematical lactation curve functions of Iranian primiparous Holsteins 574 157 0 51 782
The influence of boar breed and season on semen parameters 568 155 0 58 781
Chemical composition and nutritive value of South African sorghum varieties as feed for broiler chickens 585 128 0 67 780
Effects of Korean ginseng (Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer) root extract on egg production performance and egg quality of laying hens 440 290 0 49 779
Production performance of pigs reared in different systems and fed increased energy content diets with or without green alfalfa 644 94 0 41 779
Crossbreeding to increase beef production: additive and non-additive effects on weight traits 609 110 0 55 774
Systematic factors that affect ostrich egg incubation traits 671 50 0 49 770
Live animal and carcass characteristics of South African indigenous goats 664 58 0 48 770
A comparison between hominy chop and defatted maize germ meal as the main energy source in diets of feedlot steers 689 22 0 56 767
Methane, nitrous oxide emissions and mitigation strategies for livestock in developing countries: A review 547 163 0 55 765
The beef tenderness model 614 104 0 46 764
Productivity, chemical composition and ruminal degradability of irrigated Napier grass leaves harvested at three stages of maturity 578 146 0 39 763
Genetic variability of bovine GHR, IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 genes in Indian cattle and buffalo 469 242 0 45 756
Effect of days in feedlot on growth performance and carcass characteristics of Merino, South African Mutton Merino and Dorper lambs 524 195 0 37 756
Effect of environmental factors on the digestibility and voluntary feed intake of kikuyu 648 57 0 47 752
Effects of organic acid and probiotic on performance and gut morphology in broiler chickens 568 141 0 41 750
Effect of lavender (Lavandula Stoechas) essential oil on growth performance, carcass characteristics, meat quality and antioxidant status of broilers 470 226 0 48 744
Changes in the air cell volume of artificially incubated ostrich eggs 641 43 0 53 737
Conception rate and fecundity of Dohne Merino ewes in a continuous mating system 595 83 0 52 730
Ruminal acidosis: a review with detailed reference to the controlling agent Megasphaera elsdenii NCIMB 41125 549 132 0 43 724
Effects of temperature, heating time and particle size on values of rumen undegradable protein of roasted soybean 550 124 0 50 724
Microsatellite-based characterization of southern African domestic pigs (Sus scrofa domestica) 588 79 0 55 722
Maize silage as a finisher feed for Merino lambs 616 46 0 51 713
Viability of bull semen extended with commercial semen extender and two culture media stored at 24 °C 459 215 0 38 712
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