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The effects of maize cobs and supplemental rumen-protected conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) on production efficiency and meat quality characteristics of South African mutton merinos
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2006-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The objective of this investigation was to determine the effect of incremental inclusion of maize cobs, as well as supplemental rumen-protected conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) on the production efficiency ...
Effects of feeding omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin E on the chemical composition and microbial population of broiler meat
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2000-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Lipids remain one of the most important nutrients required by broilers. The growing awareness that some Western societies have too high a dietary ratio of n-6/n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids is of direct ...
A comparative analysis of nutrient utilisation and meat quality parameters of boer goats and South African mutton merinos
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2001-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: One of the reasons why meat supply does not meet human demand is that man has concentrated on utilising relatively few animal species as a source of meat. Development of unconventional livestock, such ...
Improving the meat quality of Blesbok (Damaliscus Dorcas Phillipsi) and Springbok (Antidorcas Marsupialis) through enhancement with inorganic salts
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2006-03)
This research had a dual purpose, firstly to study five muscles (M. biceps femoris, M. longissimus et lumborum, M. rectus femoris, M. semitendinosus and M. supraspinatus) of the blesbok (Damaliscus dorcas phillipsi) and ...
Meat quality of kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) and impala (Aepyceros melampus)
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2007-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Although kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) and impala (Aepyceros melampus) are found in the same geographical area, there is variation in their diets as kudu are predominantly browsers, feeding on tree ...
Meat quality parameters of the impala (Aepyceros melampus)
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2002-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of age, sex, region and cropping methodology on the meat quality of impala. Forty impala were cropped during separate day and night operations at ...