SA Journal of Animal Science

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Issue: 2
2 010, Volume 40, Issue 2
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Ruminal acidosis: A review with detailed reference to the controlling agent Megasphaera elsdenii NCIMB 41125 (Review) 79 - 100 H.H. Meissner, P.H. Henning, C.H. Horn, K-J. Leeuw, F.M. Hagg and G. Fouché
The effect of a direct fed microbial (Megasphaera elsdenii) on the productivity and health of Holstein cows 101 - 112 F.M. Hagg, L.J. Erasmus, P.H. Henning and R.J. Coertze
Association of polymorphism of the alpha 1-antitrypsin gene with milk production traits in Chinese Holstein 113 - 120 Qiu-ling Li, Zheng-feng Zhang, Chang-fa Wang, Hai Yang, Hong-mei Wang, Jian-bin Li, Jin-ming Huang and Ji-feng Zhong
Microsatellite-based characterization of Southern African domestic pigs (Sus scrofa domestica) 121 - 132 H. Swart, A. Kotze, P.A.S. Olivier and J.P. Grobler
Effects of dietary replacement of maize grain with popcorn waste products on nutrient digestibility and performance by lambs 133 - 139 B.D. Nkosi, R. Meeske, H.J. van der Merwe, O. Acheampong-Boateng and T. Langa
Genetic parameters for cow weight at calving and at calf weaning in South African Simmental cattle (Short communication) 140 - 144 B.J. Crook, F.W.C. Neser and M.J. Bradfield
Effect of dietary olive leaves and rosemary on microbial growth and lipid oxidation of turkey breast during refrigerated storage 145 - 155 A. Govaris, E. Botsoglou, A. Moulas and N. Botsoglou
Calving interval genetic parameters and trends for dairy breeds in South Africa 156 - 162 B.E. Mostert, R.R. van der Westhuizen and H.E. Theron

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2 010, Volume 40, Issue 3
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Relationship between production characteristics and breeding potential of 25-month old extensively managed Bonsmara bulls 163 - 172 S.M. Scheepers, C.H. Annandale and E.C. Webb
Performance and carcass characteristics of Japanese quail as affected by sex or mannan oligosaccharides and calcium propionate 173 - 184 E.M. Bonos, E.V. Christaki and P.C. Florou-Paneri
Interactive effect of dietary protein level and zilpaterol hydrochloride on feedlot performance and meat quality of steers 185 - 189 H.A. O’Neill, N.H. Casey and E.C. Webb
Variation in nutrient composition and structure of high-moisture maize dried at different temperatures 190 - 197 M.M. Bhuiyan, A.F. Islam and P.A. Iji
Characteristic of slaughter value and meat quality of three synthetic pig lines 198 - 203 W. Przybylski, D. Jaworska, E. Olczak, I. Namysław, K. Kajak-Siemaszko, V. Santé-Lhoutellier and S. Niemyjski
Effects of ratios of non-fibre carbohydrates to rumen degradable protein in diets of Holstein cows: 1. Feed intake, digestibilit 204 - 212 A. Afzalzadeh, H. Rafiee, A.A. Khadem and A. Asadi
Effects of ratios of non-fibre carbohydrates to rumen degradable protein in diets of Holstein cows: 2. Rumen and plasma paramete 213 - 220 A. Afzalzadeh, H. Rafiee, A.A. Khadem and A. Asadi
Chemical characteristics of red hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus caama) meat 221 - 228 L.C. Hoffman, K. Smit and N. Muller
Effects of whey and molasses as silage additives on potato hash silage quality and growth performance of lambs 229 - 237 B.D. Nkosi and R. Meeske
Effects of glycine and glutamic acid supplementation to low protein diets on performance, thyroid function and fat deposition in 238 - 244 N.F. Namroud, M. Shivazad, M. Zaghari and A. Zare Shahneh
Effects of cladode age on biomass yield and nutritional value of intensively produced spineless cactus for ruminants 245 - 250 J.M. Pinos-Rodríguez, J.C. Velázquez, S.S. González, J.R. Aguirre, J.C. García, G. Álvarez and Y. Jasso
Frozen rumen fluid as microbial inoculum in the two-stage in vitro digestibility assay of ruminant feeds 251 - 256 N. Denek, A. Can and M. Avci
Effects of dietary boron on performance, egg production, egg quality and some bone parameters in layer hens 257 - 264 C. Mızrak, E. Yenice, M. Can, U. Yıldırım and Z. Atik
CuZnSOD gene expression and its relationship with anti-oxidative capacity and pork quality 265 - 272 Jinfang Du, Yongqing Zeng, Hui Wang, Yuan Qian, Hua Li, Qimei Chen, Wei Chen and Jingxiang Cui

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2 010, Volume 40, Issue 4
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Random regression test-day model for the analysis of dairy cattle production data in South Africa: Creating the framework (Revie 273 - 284 E.F. Dzomba, K.A. Nephawe, A.N. Maiwashe, S.W.P. Cloete, M. Chimonyo, C.B. Banga, C.J.C. Muller and K. Dzama
Nutritive value and physical characteristics of Xaraes palisadegrass as affected by grazing strategy 285 - 293 R.L.G. Nave, C.G.S. Pedreira and B.C. Pedreira
Influence of supplemental aminooligosaccharides on in vitro disappearance of diets for dairy cattle and its effects on milk yiel 294 - 300 J.A. Sánchez, J.M. Pinos-Rodríguez, S.S. González, J.R. Barcena and J.C. García
Effect of bromine and iodine in drinking water on production parameters of broilers 301 - 310 J. du Toit and N.H. Casey
Effect of extruded cotton and canola seed on unsaturated fatty acid composition in the plasma, erythrocytes and livers of lambs 311 - 318 A. Sheikh Ahmadi, A. Golian, A. Akbarian, M.H. Ghaffari, H. Shirzadi and M. Mirzaee
Phenotypic and molecular characterization of six Sudanese camel breeds 319 - 326 I.A. Ishag, M. Reissmann, K.J. Peters, L.M-A. Musa and M-K.A. Ahmed
Efficacy of lactobacilli to normalize production of corticosterone induced by unpleasant handling of broilers 327 - 333 A. Meimandipour, A. Soleimanifarjam, M. Hair-Bejo, M. Shuhaimi, K. Azhar, L. Nateghi, B. Rasti and A.M. Yazid
Influence of growth stage at harvest on fermentative characteristics of Panicum maximum silage 334 - 341 W.A. van Niekerk, Abubeker Hassen and F.M. Bechaz
Estimation of genetic parameters for carcass traits in Japanese quail using Bayesian methods (Short communication) 342 - 347 D. Narinc, E. Karaman and T. Aksoy
Response of broiler chickens to diets containing artificially dried high-moisture maize supplemented with microbial enzymes 348 - 362 M.M. Bhuiyan, A.F. Islam and P.A. Iji
Effects of kefir as a probiotic source on the performance of goat kids 363 - 370 C. Atasoglu, H.I. Akbag, C. Tölü, G. Das, T. Savas and I.Y. Yurtman
Effect of dietary supplementation of licorice extract and a prebiotic on performance and blood metabolites of broilers 371 - 380 M. Sedghi, A. Golian, H. Kermanshahi and H. Ahmadi
Discriminant analysis of morphometric differentiation in the West African Dwarf and Red Sokoto goats 381 - 387 A. Yakubu, A.E. Salako, I.G. Imumorin, A.O. Ige and M.O. Akinyemi

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2 010, Volume 40, Issue 5 SASAS Congress 2009
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Introduction 399 - 399 T.J. Dugmore
Scientific research: the planning process (Invited paper) 400 - 401 R.M. Gous
Environmental-genotype responses in livestock to global warming: A southern African perspective (Invited paper) 408 - 413 M.M. Scholtz, D. Furstenburg, A. Maiwashe, M.L. Makgahlela, H.E. Theron and J. van der Westhuizen
Effect of environmental factors on the digestibility and voluntary feed intake of kikuyu 414 - 417 T.J. Dugmore and I.V. Nsahlai
Effect of herbage composition on the digestibility and voluntary feed intake of kikuyu 418 - 421 T.J. Dugmore and I.V. Nsahlai
The economic viability of finishing Nguni weaners on natural veld and permanent pastures 422 - 423 C.B. Nowers and J. Welgemoed
Effect of two levels of supplementary feeding and two stocking rates of grazing ostriches on irrigated lucerne dry matter intake 424 - 428 M. Strydom, J.M. van Heerden, T.S. Brand and B.B. Aucamp
Preliminary results on the description of body composition change in ostriches (Struthio camelus) under optimal feeding conditio 429 - 433 W.J. Kritzinger, T.S. Brand, R.M. Gous, L.C. Hoffman and F.D. Mellett
The response in food intake and reproductive parameters of breeding ostriches to increasing dietary energy 434 - 437 T.S. Brand, T.R. Olivier and R.M. Gous
Between male variation in semen characteristics and preliminary results on the dilution of semen in the ostrich 438 - 441 M. Bonato, P.K. Rybnik , I.A. Malecki, C.K. Cornwallis and S.W.P. Cloete
Dietary manipulation of oil production in commercial emu 442 - 445 P. Matlhoko, E.C. Webb and P. Chamunorwa
Embryo transfer using cryopreserved Boer goat blastocysts 446 - 450 K.C. Lehloenya and J.P.C. Greyling
Reproductive performance of semi-intensively kept Döhne Merino ewes fed with different protein supplements 451 - 454 E.C. Webb, W.A. van Niekerk, K. Lee and W.J. Marais
Genetic trends in South African terminal sire sheep breeds 455 - 458 O.T. Zishiri, S.W.P. Cloete, J.J. Olivier and K. Dzama
The effect of age and gender on the fat distribution in Merino lambs 459 - 461 E.J. van der Westhuizen, T.S. Brand, L.C. Hoffman and B.B. Aucamp
A comparison of genetic diversity between South African conserved and field chicken populations using microsatellite markers 462 - 466 B.J. Mtileni, F.C. Muchadeyi, S. Weigend, A. Maiwashe, E. Groeneveld L.F., Groeneveld, M. Chimonyo and K. Dzama
An evaluation of ratios as a measure of carcass traits using mature indigenous chickens in Limpopo Province of South Africa 467 - 470 N.J. Tshovhote, A.E. Nesamvuni, K.A. Nephawe and I. Groenewald
Boar effects and their relations to fertility and litter size in sows 471 - 475 D.O. Umesiobi
The assessment of crystals derived from Aloe spp. for potential use as an herbal anthelmintic thereby indirectly controlling blo 476 - 479 A.J. Scholtz, S.W.P. Cloete, J.B. van Wyk and T.C.deK. van der Linde
Nutritionally-related blood metabolites and faecal egg counts in indigenous Nguni goats of South Africa 480 - 483 F. Rumosa Gwaze, M. Chimonyo and K. Dzama
Effect of sun drying on microbes in non-conventional agricultural by-products 484 - 487 T.E. Bhila, M.M. Ratsaka, A. Kanengoni and F.K. Siebrits
Evaluation of potato hash silage from two bacterial inoculants and their effects on the growth performance of grower pigs 488 - 490 R. Thomas, B.D. Nkosi, D.O. Umesiobi, R. Meeske, A.T. Kanengoni and T. Langa
Effects of sun-dried Opuntia ficus-indica on feed and water intake and excretion of urine and faeces by Dorper sheep 491 - 494 C.M.D. da C. Menezes, L.M.J. Schwalbach, W.J. Combrinck, M.D. Fair and H.O. de Waal
Palatibility of Opuntia varieties available in South Africa for dryland sheep 495 - 498 S.M. Grobler, K. Dearlove and M.M. Scholtz
Growth performance of feedlot weaners cattle fed diet containing different levels of cold press soya bean oilcake 499 - 501 M.J. Chipa, F.K. Siebrits, M.M. Ratsaka, K-J. Leeuw and B.D. Nkosi
The conversion of dopamine to epinephrine and nor-epinephrine is breed dependent 502 - 504 H.A. O’Neill, E.C. Webb, L. Frylinck and P. Strydom
Movements of adult Culicoides midges around stables in KwaZulu-Natal 505 - 509 A.B. Jenkins and M.B. Young
Breeding sites of Culicoides midges in KwaZulu-Natal 510 - 513 A.B. Jenkins and M.B. Young
Investigation of Culicoides spp. preference for light colour and source using light emitting diodes and fluorescent light 514 - 518 A.B. Jenkins and M.B. Young