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Climate change and livestock production: A review with emphasis on Africa 10172 1023 0 119 11314
Processing of South African biltong - A review 3297 3565 0 42 6904
Effect of age on production characteristics of Boschveld indigenous chickens of South Africa reared intensively 3474 751 0 33 4258
Feed intake, growth performance and carcass traits of broilers fed diets with various inclusion levels of baobab seed oilcake 653 2226 0 37 2916
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 1462 1254 0 42 2758
Intestinal morphology, digestive organ size and digesta pH of broiler chickens fed diets supplemented with or without Moringa oleifera leaf meal 2389 316 0 36 2741
A South African perspective on livestock production in relation to greenhouse gases and water usage 2183 229 0 58 2470
The adaption of the South Africa sheep industry to new trends in animal breeding and genetics: A review 2188 219 0 26 2433
Spirulina as a functional ingredient in broiler chicken diets 2009 315 0 29 2353
Breeding objectives for Holstein cattle in South Africa 1552 91 0 54 1697
Castration of male livestock and the potential of immunocastration to improve animal welfare and production traits: Invited Review 1410 206 0 57 1673
Simplification of urea treatment method of wheat straw for its better adoption by the farmers 1524 97 0 30 1651
Enhancement of poultry meat: Trends, nutritional profile, legislation and challenges 1109 415 0 44 1568
Parameter estimates for reproductive output and product quality traits of ostrich females within breeding seasons 85 1452 0 25 1562
The performance and meat quality of Bonsmara steers raised in a feedlot, on conventional pastures or on organic pastures 1359 97 0 45 1501
Effect of slaughter technique on bleed-out, blood in the trachea and blood splash in the lungs of cattle 1395 77 0 28 1500
The ethics of meat production and quality - a South African perspective 1368 93 0 33 1494
Description of carcass classification goals and the current situation in South Africa 1274 89 0 34 1397
Relevance of the formal red meat classification system to the South African informal livestock sector 1195 125 0 33 1353
Comparison of the milk composition of free-ranging indigenous African cattle breeds 1066 242 0 33 1341
A systems approach to the south african dairy industry 1161 146 0 33 1340
Fat quality of South African pigs with different carcass classification characteristics 1211 85 0 39 1335
A consumer perspective of the South African red meat classification system 1139 120 0 54 1313
The performance of broilers on a feed depends on the feed protein content given previously 1166 81 0 42 1289
Herbal extracts and organic acids as natural feed additives in pig diets 1019 229 0 34 1282
Animal factors affecting fatty acid composition of cow milk fat: a review 978 215 0 28 1221
Physical and chemical properties of selected beef muscles infused with a phosphate and lactate blend 1099 64 0 33 1196
Effects of probiotics on growth performance, blood parameters, and antibody stimulation in piglets 864 267 0 40 1171
Should we reject animal source foods to save the planet? A review of the sustainability of global livestock production 980 141 0 49 1170
Pre- and postpartum effects of starch and fat in dairy cows: A review 535 586 0 47 1168
Importance and implications of antibiotic resistance development in livestock and wildlife farming in South Africa: A Review 662 460 0 43 1165
Modelling functional and structural impact of non-synonymous single nucleotide polymorphisms of the DQA1 gene of three Nigerian goat breeds 180 943 0 29 1152
Effect of Moringa oleifera (Lam.) pods as feed additive on egg antioxidants, chemical composition and performance of commercial layers 862 236 0 34 1132
The nutritive value of South African Medicago sativa L. hay 989 74 0 37 1100
High levels of maize in broiler diets with or without microbial enzyme supplementation 956 79 0 45 1080
Carcass and meat quality of Boer and indigenous goats of South Africa under delayed chilling conditions 891 142 0 39 1072
A comparison between hominy chop and defatted maize germ meal as the main energy source in diets of feedlot steers 951 25 0 42 1018
A balanced perspective on animal welfare for improved meat and meat products 860 122 0 33 1015
Effects of prebiotics and probiotics on the performance and bacterial colonization of broiler chickens 784 158 0 51 993
Quality related principles of the South African beef classification system in relation to grading and classification systems of the world 850 91 0 28 969
Productive and reproductive performance of Dorper and its crossbreds under a Romanian semi-intensive management system 803 111 0 34 948
Growth performance of feedlot weaners cattle fed diet containing different levels of cold press soya bean oilcake 847 47 0 42 936
Effect of feeding Moringa (Moringa oleifera) leaf meal on the physico-chemical characteristics and sensory properties of goat meat 760 132 0 38 930
Factors affecting pre-weaning kid mortality in South African Angora goats 581 253 0 67 901
A review of genomic selection - Implications for the South African beef and dairy cattle industries 642 177 0 60 879
Global poultry production: Current impact and future outlook on the South African poultry industry 676 178 0 18 872
Effects of various pre-slaughter conditions on pig carcasses and meat quality in a low-input slaughter facility 729 105 0 32 866
Effect of days in feedlot on growth performance and carcass characteristics of Merino, South African Mutton Merino and Dorper lambs 670 154 0 42 866
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 659 144 0 56 859
Towards a regional beef carcass classification system for Southern Africa 706 121 0 30 857
Reproduction performance of beef cattle mated naturally following synchronization in the Central Bushveld bioregion of South Africa 722 71 0 32 825
Livestock breeding for sustainability to mitigate global warming, with the emphasis on developing countries 688 97 0 38 823
Economic values for dairy production traits under different milk payment systems in South Africa 721 46 0 33 800
The effect of lucerne (Medicago sativa) hay quality on milk production and composition of Jersey cows 693 53 0 46 792
Probiotic Bacillus species and Saccharomyces boulardii improve performance, gut histology and immunity in broiler chickens 549 195 0 45 789
Methane, nitrous oxide emissions and mitigation strategies for livestock in developing countries: A review 574 159 0 46 779
Assessment of heavy metal contamination in raw milk for human consumption 604 130 0 33 767
Changes in the air cell volume of artificially incubated ostrich eggs 680 41 0 34 755
Fatty acid profile, cholesterol and oxidative status in broiler chicken breast muscle fed different dietary oil sources and calcium levels 594 111 0 40 745
Winter and spring variation in daily milk yield and mineral composition of Jersey, Friesian cows and their crosses under a pasture-based dairy system 614 102 0 27 743
Utility of the browser's behavioural and physiological strategies in coping with dietary tannins: Are exogenous tannin-inactivating treatments necessary? 553 151 0 38 742
Effect of Acacia angustissima leaf meal on performance, yield of carcass components and meat quality of broilers 183 521 0 36 740
Performance and egg quality of aged laying hens fed diets supplemented with meat and bone meal or oyster shell meal 603 106 0 28 737
Growth performance, body measurements, carcass composition and some internal organ characteristics in young Pekin ducks 554 143 0 38 735
Production and breeding performance of South African dairy herds 644 57 0 32 733
Genetic diversity in Zimbabwean Sanga cattle breeds using microsatellite markers 427 260 0 41 728
Effects of post mortem temperature on rigor tension, shortening and pH in ostrich muscle 612 60 0 39 711
The effect of tannin with and without polyethylene glycol on in vitro gas production and microbial enzyme activity 621 51 0 36 708
Nutrient content of South African red meat and the effect of age and production system 577 98 0 32 707
Evaluation of growth, milk and manure production in Norwegian dairy goats in one highland of Tanzania 30 years after introduction 438 230 0 39 707
The protein dispersibility index in the quality control of heat-treated full-fat soybeans: an inter-laboratory study 589 76 0 29 694
Effects of coriander (Coriandrum sativum L.) seed powder and extract on performance of broiler chickens 548 112 0 33 693
Effects of dietary oil sources on egg quality, fatty acid composition of eggs and blood lipids in laying quail 456 193 0 42 691
Systematic factors that affect ostrich egg incubation traits 613 34 0 36 683
Geographical influence of heat stress on milk production of Holstein dairy cattle on pasture in South Africa under current and future climatic conditions 561 84 0 35 680
Effects of grape pomace and vitamin E on performance, antioxidant status, immune response, gut morphology and histopathological responses in broiler chickens 375 257 0 41 673
Viability of bull semen extended with commercial semen extender and two culture media stored at 24 °C 463 179 0 30 672
Effects of dietary inclusion of probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics on intestinal histological changes in challenged broiler chickens 487 152 0 32 671
Changes in the composition of South African red meat 563 65 0 41 669
Chemical composition, fatty acid profile and colour of broiler meat as affected by organic and conventional rearing systems 546 87 0 33 666
Productivity, chemical composition and ruminal degradability of irrigated Napier grass leaves harvested at three stages of maturity 535 96 0 35 666
Growth performance, immune status and organ morphometry in broilers fed Bacillus subtilis-supplemented diet 494 134 0 35 663
A nutritional and economic evaluation of Moringa oleifera leaf meal as a dietary supplement in West African Dwarf goats 424 186 0 48 658
Effects of oregano essential oil and attapulgite on growth performance, intestinal microbiota and morphometry in broilers 476 133 0 38 647
Conception rate and fecundity of Dohne Merino ewes in a continuous mating system 550 55 0 40 645
Effects of Silymarin (Silybum marianum) supplementation on milk and blood parameters of dairy cattle 448 140 0 52 640
The beef tenderness model 521 82 0 33 636
Maize silage as a finisher feed for Merino lambs 556 43 0 33 632
Chemical composition and nutritive value of South African sorghum varieties as feed for broiler chickens 454 110 0 66 630
Effect of lavender (Lavandula Stoechas) essential oil on growth performance, carcass characteristics, meat quality and antioxidant status of broilers 418 170 0 38 626
Effects of dietary oil sources and calcium : Phosphorus levels on growth performance, gut morphology and apparent digestibility of broiler chickens 275 315 0 31 621
Genome-wide identification of breed-informative single-nucleotide polymorphisms in three South African indigenous cattle breeds 393 122 0 105 620
Effect of dietary mannan oligosaccharide with or without oregano essential oil and hop extract supplementation on the performance and slaughter characteristics of male broilers 374 201 0 44 619
The profitability and production of a beef herd on transitional Cymbopogon- Themeda veld, receiving three different levels of lick supplementation - Preliminary results 524 61 0 34 619
Effects of egg weight on hatchability, chick hatch-weight and subsequent productivity of indigenous Venda chickens in Polokwane, South Africa 513 81 0 23 617
The influence of boar breed and season on semen parameters 477 87 0 49 613
Germination as a processing technique for soybeans in small-scale farming 552 18 0 32 602
Production performance of pigs reared in different systems and fed increased energy content diets with or without green alfalfa 512 60 0 30 602
Effects of season and regulated photoperiod on the reproductive performance of sows 473 85 0 35 593
Effects of organic acid and probiotic on performance and gut morphology in broiler chickens 461 104 0 24 589
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