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Climate change and livestock production: A review with emphasis on Africa 12635 1651 0 108 14394
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 2526 465 0 52 3043
The adaption of the South Africa sheep industry to new trends in animal breeding and genetics: A review 2581 283 0 39 2903
A South African perspective on livestock production in relation to greenhouse gases and water usage 2511 313 0 66 2890
Spirulina as a functional ingredient in broiler chicken diets 2402 420 0 45 2867
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 1757 456 0 54 2267
A systems approach to the south african dairy industry 1972 206 0 56 2234
Chemical composition, fatty acid profile and colour of broiler meat as affected by organic and conventional rearing systems 700 1398 0 53 2151
The ethics of meat production and quality - a South African perspective 1763 130 0 55 1948
Breeding objectives for Holstein cattle in South Africa 1767 131 0 49 1947
Simplification of urea treatment method of wheat straw for its better adoption by the farmers 1777 114 0 53 1944
Herbal extracts and organic acids as natural feed additives in pig diets 1448 381 0 46 1875
Effect of slaughter technique on bleed-out, blood in the trachea and blood splash in the lungs of cattle 1645 173 0 51 1869
The performance and meat quality of Bonsmara steers raised in a feedlot, on conventional pastures or on organic pastures 1622 189 0 57 1868
A consumer perspective of the South African red meat classification system 1480 173 0 57 1710
Physical and chemical properties of selected beef muscles infused with a phosphate and lactate blend 1519 94 0 53 1666
Parameter estimates for reproductive output and product quality traits of ostrich females within breeding seasons 117 1463 0 50 1630
Should we reject animal source foods to save the planet? A review of the sustainability of global livestock production 1298 220 0 71 1589
Relevance of the formal red meat classification system to the South African informal livestock sector 1330 191 0 44 1565
Growth performance of feedlot weaners cattle fed diet containing different levels of cold press soya bean oilcake 1368 66 0 48 1482
Animal factors affecting fatty acid composition of cow milk fat: a review 1133 267 0 52 1452
Fat quality of South African pigs with different carcass classification characteristics 1271 103 0 55 1429
The performance of broilers on a feed depends on the feed protein content given previously 1260 96 0 54 1410
Effect of feeding Moringa (Moringa oleifera) leaf meal on the physico-chemical characteristics and sensory properties of goat meat 1093 254 0 49 1396
Enhancement of poultry meat: Trends, nutritional profile, legislation and challenges 966 386 0 36 1388
Description of carcass classification goals and the current situation in South Africa 1212 103 0 48 1363
Castration of male livestock and the potential of immunocastration to improve animal welfare and production traits: Invited Review 1124 173 0 35 1332
The nutritive value of South African Medicago sativa L. hay 1181 81 0 50 1312
A review of genomic selection - Implications for the South African beef and dairy cattle industries 925 281 0 83 1289
Effects of prebiotics and probiotics on the performance and bacterial colonization of broiler chickens 957 249 0 60 1266
Quality related principles of the South African beef classification system in relation to grading and classification systems of the world 1109 105 0 51 1265
Economic values for dairy production traits under different milk payment systems in South Africa 1138 57 0 57 1252
Winter and spring variation in daily milk yield and mineral composition of Jersey, Friesian cows and their crosses under a pasture-based dairy system 1043 123 0 50 1216
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 951 149 0 53 1153
Production and breeding performance of South African dairy herds 976 80 0 62 1118
High levels of maize in broiler diets with or without microbial enzyme supplementation 951 98 0 51 1100
Effects of dietary oil sources on egg quality, fatty acid composition of eggs and blood lipids in laying quail 682 346 0 44 1072
Productive and reproductive performance of Dorper and its crossbreds under a Romanian semi-intensive management system 886 124 0 51 1061
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 776 204 0 74 1054
Pre- and postpartum effects of starch and fat in dairy cows: A review 415 565 0 38 1018
Livestock breeding for sustainability to mitigate global warming, with the emphasis on developing countries 749 204 0 60 1013
Fatty acid profile, cholesterol and oxidative status in broiler chicken breast muscle fed different dietary oil sources and calcium levels 800 154 0 53 1007
Factors affecting pre-weaning kid mortality in South African Angora goats 559 339 0 101 999
Reproduction performance of beef cattle mated naturally following synchronization in the Central Bushveld bioregion of South Africa 851 97 0 47 995
Effect of Moringa oleifera (Lam.) pods as feed additive on egg antioxidants, chemical composition and performance of commercial layers 753 213 0 27 993
Effect of dietary mannan oligosaccharide with or without oregano essential oil and hop extract supplementation on the performance and slaughter characteristics of male broilers 702 218 0 62 982
Effects of probiotics on growth performance, blood parameters, and antibody stimulation in piglets 724 226 0 26 976
Effects of dietary inclusion of probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics on intestinal histological changes in challenged broiler chickens 629 276 0 50 955
The effect of single or combined dietary supplementation of prebiotics, organic acid and probiotics on performance and slaughter characteristics of broilers 680 203 0 60 943
The effect of lucerne (Medicago sativa) hay quality on milk production and composition of Jersey cows 814 64 0 58 936
Assessment of heavy metal contamination in raw milk for human consumption 674 193 0 52 919
Effects of oregano essential oil and attapulgite on growth performance, intestinal microbiota and morphometry in broilers 654 187 0 58 899
Nutrient content of South African red meat and the effect of age and production system 737 112 0 49 898
Effects of various pre-slaughter conditions on pig carcasses and meat quality in a low-input slaughter facility 720 125 0 43 888
Utility of the browser's behavioural and physiological strategies in coping with dietary tannins: Are exogenous tannin-inactivating treatments necessary? 634 200 0 49 883
Modelling growth of five different colour types of mink 684 124 0 56 864
Effects of coriander (Coriandrum sativum L.) seed powder and extract on performance of broiler chickens 599 204 0 51 854
Phenotypic and molecular characterization of six Sudanese camel breeds 637 158 0 54 849
Performance and egg quality of aged laying hens fed diets supplemented with meat and bone meal or oyster shell meal 682 114 0 49 845
Effects of dietary oil sources and calcium : Phosphorus levels on growth performance, gut morphology and apparent digestibility of broiler chickens 372 420 0 53 845
The effect of tannin with and without polyethylene glycol on in vitro gas production and microbial enzyme activity 701 79 0 57 837
Effects of egg weight on hatchability, chick hatch-weight and subsequent productivity of indigenous Venda chickens in Polokwane, South Africa 653 128 0 49 830
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 520 180 0 116 816
Changes in the composition of South African red meat 699 62 0 51 812
Discriminant analysis of morphometric differentiation in the West African Dwarf and Red Sokoto goats 596 151 0 55 802
Carcass and meat quality of Boer and indigenous goats of South Africa under delayed chilling conditions 648 111 0 30 789
Live animal and carcass characteristics of South African indigenous goats 674 61 0 52 787
In vitro biological activity of tannins from Acacia and other tree fruits: Correlations with colorimetric and gravimetric phenolic assays 330 408 0 43 781
The influence of boar breed and season on semen parameters 559 155 0 57 771
Effects of Korean ginseng (Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer) root extract on egg production performance and egg quality of laying hens 460 258 0 51 769
The protein dispersibility index in the quality control of heat-treated full-fat soybeans: an inter-laboratory study 635 83 0 49 767
Methane, nitrous oxide emissions and mitigation strategies for livestock in developing countries: A review 547 163 0 55 765
Productivity, chemical composition and ruminal degradability of irrigated Napier grass leaves harvested at three stages of maturity 578 146 0 39 763
Crossbreeding to increase beef production: additive and non-additive effects on weight traits 601 106 0 55 762
Effects of post mortem temperature on rigor tension, shortening and pH in ostrich muscle 618 97 0 46 761
Effects of dietary turmeric supplementation on plasma lipoproteins, meat quality and fatty acid composition in broilers 347 357 0 57 761
A comparison between hominy chop and defatted maize germ meal as the main energy source in diets of feedlot steers 682 22 0 56 760
The beef tenderness model 606 104 0 46 756
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
Systematic factors that affect ostrich egg incubation traits 655 49 0 49 753
Chemical composition and nutritive value of South African sorghum varieties as feed for broiler chickens 559 125 0 67 751
Effect of environmental factors on the digestibility and voluntary feed intake of kikuyu 643 57 0 47 747
Effect of lavender (Lavandula Stoechas) essential oil on growth performance, carcass characteristics, meat quality and antioxidant status of broilers 470 226 0 48 744
Production performance of pigs reared in different systems and fed increased energy content diets with or without green alfalfa 615 83 0 41 739
Comparison and evaluation of mathematical lactation curve functions of Iranian primiparous Holsteins 540 145 0 51 736
Changes in the air cell volume of artificially incubated ostrich eggs 636 41 0 53 730
Conception rate and fecundity of Dohne Merino ewes in a continuous mating system 579 83 0 52 714
Viability of bull semen extended with commercial semen extender and two culture media stored at 24 °C 459 215 0 38 712
Probiotic Bacillus species and Saccharomyces boulardii improve performance, gut histology and immunity in broiler chickens 486 185 0 39 710
Ruminal acidosis: a review with detailed reference to the controlling agent Megasphaera elsdenii NCIMB 41125 534 130 0 43 707
Effects of organic acid and probiotic on performance and gut morphology in broiler chickens 537 127 0 41 705
Effects of temperature, heating time and particle size on values of rumen undegradable protein of roasted soybean 536 118 0 50 704
Microsatellite-based characterization of southern African domestic pigs (Sus scrofa domestica) 571 74 0 55 700
Maize silage as a finisher feed for Merino lambs 603 46 0 51 700
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