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An overview of disease-free buffalo breeding projects with reference to the different systems used in South Africa
(MDPI AG, 2012-11)
This paper describes the successful national program initiated by the South African government to produce disease-free African buffalo so as to ensure the sustainability of this species due to threats from diseases. ...
Scale effects between body size and limb design in quadrupedal mammals
Recently the metabolic cost of swinging the limbs has been found to be much greater than previously thought, raising the possibility that limb rotational inertia influences the energetics of locomotion. Larger mammals have ...
Gamebirds : a sustainable food source in Southern Africa
In order to alleviate the current food security situation the world is faced with, it is essential to investigate meat sources which have the potential to be used in a sustainable manner. This review provides substantial ...
A high incidence of species substitution and mislabelling detected in meat products sold in South Africa
Due to their high market value, meat products are often targets for species substitution and adulteration. DNA-based methods are recognized as the most appropriate means to detect such fraudulent practices, however, these ...
Effect of pork rind and soy protein on polony sensory attributes
(OMICS International, 2015-01)
This study determined whether commercially acceptable polony could be manufactured with varying quantities of chicken mechanically recovered meat (MRM), soy flour (S) and pork rind (R). The experimental design used was a ...
Guidelines for the harvesting & processing of wild game in Namibia 2016
(Republic of Namibia, Ministry of Environment & Tourism, 2016)
The wildlife industry in Namibia has shown tremendous growth over the past decades and is currently the only extensive animal production system within the country that is expanding. Several factors are responsible for ...