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Parameter estimates for reproductive output and product quality traits of ostrich females within breeding seasons
(South African Society for Animal Science, 2011)
Data involving monthly records of egg production (EP), chick production (CP), hatchability (H), mean egg weight (MEW) and mean day-old chick weight (MCW) were analysed using REML procedures. All traits were treated as hen ...
Influence of dietary energy level on the production of breeding ostriches
(South African Society for Animal Science, 2009)
A study was conducted to determine the influence of dietary energy level on the production of breeding ostriches. Six diets varying in ME content (7.5, 8.0, 8.5, 9.0, 9.5 and 10.0 MJ ME/kg feed) were provided to both males ...