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Processing of South African biltong - A review 373 234 0 1 608
Climate change and livestock production: A review with emphasis on Africa 476 44 0 17 537
Global poultry production: Current impact and future outlook on the South African poultry industry 304 43 0 2 349
Fertility in dairy cows and ways to improve it 226 27 0 1 254
A South African perspective on livestock production in relation to greenhouse gases and water usage 144 27 0 1 172
Fat quality of South African pigs with different carcass classification characteristics 151 5 0 1 157
Should we reject animal source foods to save the planet? A review of the sustainability of global livestock production 100 47 0 1 148
Predicting the growth and feed intake of Boer goats in a feedlot system 113 18 0 0 131
Growth and meat quality of broiler chickens fed Moringa oleifera leaf meal, a probiotic and an organic acid 97 34 0 0 131
Meat in a sustainable food system 100 23 0 1 124
Effect of slaughter technique on bleed-out, blood in the trachea and blood splash in the lungs of cattle 112 10 0 0 122
Carcass and meat quality of Boer and indigenous goats of South Africa under delayed chilling conditions 105 13 0 0 118
Scientific research: the planning process 104 13 0 0 117
The nutritive value of South African Medicago sativa L. hay 110 6 0 0 116
A review of artisanal cheese making: An African perspective 83 30 0 3 116
A comparison between hominy chop and defatted maize germ meal as the main energy source in diets of feedlot steers 108 2 0 2 112
Intestinal morphology, digestive organ size and digesta pH of broiler chickens fed diets supplemented with or without Moringa oleifera leaf meal 71 36 0 2 109
Castration of male livestock and the potential of immunocastration to improve animal welfare and production traits: Invited Review 95 10 0 4 109
Premium lamb production of South African sheep breed types under feedlot conditions 100 9 0 0 109
High levels of maize in broiler diets with or without microbial enzyme supplementation 91 16 0 1 108
Natural feed additives for broiler chickens 103 5 0 0 108
Fatty acid profile and cholesterol content of m: longissimus of free-range and conventionally reared mangalitsa pigs 37 68 0 0 105
Performance of Rhode Island Red, Black Australorp, and Naked Neck crossbreds under alternative production systems 91 12 0 2 105
Breeding objectives for Holstein cattle in South Africa 86 14 0 3 103
Oestrus synchronization with fixed-time artificial insemination in smallholder pig production systems in north-east India: Success rate and benefits 85 18 0 0 103
Effects of dietary inclusion of discarded cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitata) on the growth performance of South African Dorper lambs 96 3 0 0 99
Effect of age on production characteristics of Boschveld indigenous chickens of South Africa reared intensively 88 11 0 0 99
Nutrient contents and in vitro digestibility of different parts of corn plant 84 14 0 0 98
Enhancement of poultry meat: Trends, nutritional profile, legislation and challenges 62 35 0 0 97
Productive and reproductive performance of Dorper and its crossbreds under a Romanian semi-intensive management system 80 16 0 0 96
The adaption of the South Africa sheep industry to new trends in animal breeding and genetics: A review 80 10 0 5 95
Prolactin-Rsal gene polymorphism in East Anatolian Red cattle in Turkey 78 17 0 0 95
Geographical influence of heat stress on milk production of Holstein dairy cattle on pasture in South Africa under current and future climatic conditions 90 3 0 1 94
Growth, carcass and meat quality traits of two South African meat rabbit breeds 79 14 0 1 94
Effects of feeding cassava pulp fermented with Acremonium charticola on growth performance, nutrient digestibility and meat quality of broiler chicks 83 9 0 0 92
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 83 8 0 1 92
Methane, nitrous oxide emissions and mitigation strategies for livestock in developing countries: A review 71 19 0 2 92
Alternatives to the use of antibiotics for laying hens in growing phase 34 57 0 1 92
Genetic diversity in Zimbabwean Sanga cattle breeds using microsatellite markers 59 29 0 3 91
Phenotypic and genetic characterization of indigenous Tswana goats 71 17 0 2 90
Oregano essential oil in the diet of broilers: performance, carcass characteristics, and blood parameters 48 41 0 1 90
Short Communication - Oxalate and silica contents of seven varieties of Napier grass (Pennisetum purpureum) 66 20 0 0 86
Quality related principles of the South African beef classification system in relation to grading and classification systems of the world 75 8 0 0 83
Importance and implications of antibiotic resistance development in livestock and wildlife farming in South Africa: A Review 58 20 0 4 82
Evaluating horn traits of economic importance in sable antelope (Hippotragus niger niger) 72 9 0 1 82
Description of carcass classification goals and the current situation in South Africa 68 13 0 0 81
Simplification of urea treatment method of wheat straw for its better adoption by the farmers 67 7 0 5 79
Growth performance of feedlot weaners cattle fed diet containing different levels of cold press soya bean oilcake 74 5 0 0 79
Changes in the air cell volume of artificially incubated ostrich eggs 74 5 0 0 79
Ractopamine-induced changes in the proteome of post-mortem beef longissimus lumborum muscle 23 56 0 0 79
Effects of stocking density on growth and skin quality of grower Nile crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus) 45 32 0 2 79
Towards a regional beef carcass classification system for Southern Africa 68 10 0 0 78
Growth and slaughter characteristics of Ankole cattle and its Boran and Friesian crossbreds 72 4 0 0 76
Improved production efficiency in cattle to reduce their carbon footprint for beef production 68 8 0 0 76
Moringa oleofera leaf meal as a feed supplement for dairy calves 63 11 0 2 76
Conception rate and fecundity of Dohne Merino ewes in a continuous mating system 69 4 0 0 73
Effects of post mortem temperature on rigor tension, shortening and pH in ostrich muscle 65 7 0 0 72
Effects of temperature, heating time and particle size on values of rumen undegradable protein of roasted soybean 66 6 0 0 72
Hydrogen peroxide concentration and DNA fragmentation of buffalo oocytes matured in sericin-supplemented maturation medium 20 52 0 0 72
Animal factors affecting fatty acid composition of cow milk fat: a review 52 18 0 1 71
Herbal extracts and organic acids as natural feed additives in pig diets 51 19 0 0 70
Influence of electrical stimulation on carcass and meat quality of Kosher and conventionally slaughtered cattle 67 3 0 0 70
Effect of dried distillers grains (DDGS) on diet digestibility, growth performance, and carcass characteristics in Creole wool lambs fed finishing diets 31 36 0 2 69
Effects of Bacillus subtilis on performance, immune system and gut in Salmonella-challenged broilers 32 37 0 0 69
Evaluation of a new portable device that measures diameter of animal fibres 36 33 0 0 69
Pedigree analysis of an ostrich breeding flock 58 10 0 0 68
A nutritional and economic evaluation of Moringa oleifera leaf meal as a dietary supplement in West African Dwarf goats 50 17 0 1 68
The ethics of meat production and quality - a South African perspective 60 7 0 0 67
Pineapple stem by-product as a feed source for growth performance, ruminal fermentation, carcass and meat quality of Holstein steers 37 30 0 0 67
Inclusion of shrimp waste meal in diet of free-range chickens 46 21 0 0 67
Effects of orégano essential oil and capsicum extract on fattening, serum constituents, and rumen fermentation of lambs 27 38 0 2 67
Physical and chemical properties of selected beef muscles infused with a phosphate and lactate blend 62 2 0 2 66
Effects of air temperature on physiology and productive performance of pigs during growing and finishing phases 32 33 0 1 66
Comparison of the milk composition of free-ranging indigenous African cattle breeds 40 21 0 4 65
Germination as a processing technique for soybeans in small-scale farming 57 8 0 0 65
Environmentally smart animal agriculture and integrated advisory services ameliorate the negative effects of climate change on production 25 39 0 1 65
Influence of dietary supplementation of ginger powder at different levels on growth performance, haematological profiles, slaughter traits and gut morphometry of broiler chickens 56 8 0 1 65
Dried brewers' grain as a replacement for soybean meal on nutrient digestibility and rumen parameters of cattle 46 18 0 1 65
Use of apple pomace in animal feed as an antioxidant of meat 39 26 0 0 65
Traceability to ensure food safety and consumer protection as typified by case studies of three meat processing plants 35 25 0 5 65
Modelling growth of five different colour types of mink 42 20 0 2 64
Comparison of on-farm progeny performances from local and imported boar semen used in the South African pig industry 56 7 0 1 64
Internal quality of commercial eggs stored under conditions that simulate storage from laying to consumption 29 33 0 2 64
Genetic effects from an Afrikaner, Bonsmara, and Nguni three-breed diallel and top-crosses of Angus and Simmental sires 57 6 0 0 63
Evaluation of female fertility in dairy cattle enterprises - A review 42 20 0 1 63
Random regression test-day model for the analysis of dairy cattle production data in South Africa: creating the framework 51 10 0 1 62
Seasonal variation in semen quality of Dorper rams using different collection techniques 50 11 0 1 62
A study on gastrointestinal tract characteristics of ram lambs at the same weights from six Turkish sheep breeds 26 36 0 0 62
Modelling of digesta passage rates in grazing and browsing domestic and wild ruminant herbivores 43 18 0 1 62
Fatty acids profile and oxidative stability of eggs from laying hens fed diets containing hemp seed or hempseed cake 26 36 0 0 62
Use of electrical bioimpedance analysis to evaluate the quality of bovine raw milk 31 31 0 0 62
Feather growth, bodyweight and body temperature in broiler lines with different feathering rates 42 18 0 2 62
Influence of phytate and phytase on performance, bone, and blood parameters of broilers at 42 days old 28 31 0 3 62
Serological and molecular identification of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis and associated risks in bovine 38 19 0 5 62
Impact of dried brewers' grains supplementation on performance, metabolism and meat quality of broiler chickens 41 18 0 2 61
Effect of age of Japanese quail on physical and biochemical characteristics of eggs 21 38 0 2 61
Genetic analysis of somatic cell score and udder type traits in South African Holstein cows 55 4 0 1 60
The performance of broilers on a feed depends on the feed protein content given previously 42 18 0 0 60
Palm kernel expeller increases milk fat content when fed to grazing dairy cows 43 16 0 1 60
Effects of probiotics on growth performance, blood parameters, and antibody stimulation in piglets 32 28 0 0 60
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