SA Journal of Animal Science

Issue: 1
2 013, Volume 43, Issue 1
Title Page Author(s)
A review of genomic selection - Implications for the South African beef and dairy cattle industries 1 - 17 E. van Marle-Köster, C. Visser & D.P. Berry
Estimates of variance components for postweaning feed intake and growth in Bonsmara bulls and evaluation of alternative measures of feed efficiency 18 - 24 M.D. MacNeil, M.M. Scholtz & A. Maiwashe
Effect of dietary protein on performance of four broiler strains and on the allometric relationships between carcass portions and body protein 25 - 37 R. Danisman & R.M. Gous
Analysis of inbreeding of the South African Dairy Swiss breed (Short communication) 38 - 43 P. de Ponte Bouwer, C. Visser & B.E. Mostert
High levels of maize in broiler diets with or without microbial enzyme supplementation 44 - 55 M.M. Bhuiyan, A.F. Islam & P.A. Iji
Effects of ultrasonic waves on eggshell strength and hatchability of layer-type breeder eggs 56 - 63 T.M. Shafey, E.O.S. Hussein & H.A. AL-Batshan
Evaluation of the BovineSNP50 genotyping array in four South African cattle populations (Short communication) 64 - 67 S.O. Qwabe, E. vanMarle-Köster, A. Maiwashe & F.C. Muchadeyi
Oestrus induction using fluorogestone acetate sponges and equine chorionic gonadotrophin in Red Sokoto goats 69 - 73 B.O. Omontese, P.I. Rekwot, H.J. Makun, I.U. Ate, J.S. Rwuaan & M.U. Kawu
Beef cattle welfare evaluation during the dry season in the northern Mexico’s cow-calf system using a visual methodology 74 - 82 R.A. Saucedo, M.G. Chavez & P. Jurado
In vitro fermentation of diets incorporating carob pulp using inoculum from rabbit caecum 83 - 88 A. Gasmi-Boubaker, M.R. Mosquera-Losada & B. Boubaker
Comparison of proximate and fatty acid compositions of wild brown trout and farmed rainbow trout 89 - 97 Nihat Yeşilayer & Nusret Genç
Changes in the air cell volume of artificially incubated ostrich eggs 98 - 104 Z. Brand, S.W.P. Cloete, I.A. Malecki & C.R. Brown
A survey on the effect of transport method on bruises, pH and colour of meat from cattle slaughtered at a South African commercial abattoir 105 - 111 P. Vimiso & V. Muchenje

Issue: 2
2 013, Volume 43, Issue 2
Title Page Author(s)
Genetic parameters for production traits and somatic cell score of the SA Dairy Swiss population 113 - 122 P. de Ponte Bouwer, B.E. Mostert & C. Visser
Carcass properties, chemical content and fatty acid composition of the musculus longissimus of different pig genotypes 123 - 136 N. Parunović, M. Petrović, V. Matekalo-Sverak, Č. Radović & N. Stanišić
Effective population size and inbreeding rate of indigenous Nguni cattle under in situ conservation in the low-input communal production system (Short communication) 137 - 142 O. Tada, V. Muchenje & K. Dzama
Crossbreeding to increase beef production: additive and non-additive effects on weight traits 143 - 152 A. Theunissen, M.M. Scholtz, F.W.C. Neser & M.D. MacNeil
Impact of Line 1 germplasm on South African Hereford cattle (Short communication) 153 - 158 V.L.R. Leesburg, M.D. MacNeil, E. van Marle-Köster, O. Mapholi & F.W.C. Neser
Effect of crude glycerol from South African biodiesel production on growth, carcass characteristics and pork quality of pigs 159 - 166 E.K. Chiloane, A.T. Kanengoni & F.K. Siebrits
Germination as a processing technique for soybeans in small-scale farming 167 - 173 N.C. Kayembe & C. Jansen van Rensburg
The PRNP gene polymorphism in Rough-coated Pomeranian Landrace sheep 174 - 180 W.S. Proskura, R. Pilarczyk, S. Borkowska, A. Marciniak, I. Szatkowska, J. Wójcik & A. Dybus
Herbal extracts and organic acids as natural feed additives in pig diets (Review article) 181 - 193 L.B. Costa, F.B. Luciano, V.S. Miyada & F.D. Gois
Effects of Korean ginseng (Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer) root extract on egg production performance and egg quality of laying hens 194 - 207 A. Yıldırım, A. Şekeroğlu, H. Eleroğlu, M.I. Şen & M. Duman
Growth responses, excreta quality, nutrient digestibility, bone development and meat yield traits of broiler chickens fed vegetable or animal protein diets 208 - 218 M.A. Hossain, A.F. Islam & P.A. Iji
Productive and reproductive performance of Dorper and its crossbreds under a Romanian semi-intensive management system 219 - 228 D. Gavojdian, L.T. Cziszter, N. Pacala & M. Sauer

Issue: 3
2 013, Volume 43, Issue 3 Special issue: A balanced perspective on animal production, from environment to human health
Title Page Author(s)
Editorial 229 - 232 J.B.J. van Ryssen
Should we reject animal source foods to save the planet? A review of the sustainability of global livestock production 233 - 233 J.L. Capper
A South African perspective on livestock production in relation to greenhouse gases and water usage 247 - 254 M.M. Scholtz, J.B.J. van Ryssen, H.H. Meissner & M.C. Laker
Climate change and livestock production: A review with emphasis on Africa 256 - 267 J.M. Rust & T. Rust
Livestock breeding for sustainability to mitigate global warming, with the emphasis on developing countries 269 - 281 M.M. Scholtz, A. Maiwashe, F.W.C. Neser, A. Theunissen, W.J. Olivier, M.C. Mokolobate & J. Hendriks
Sustainability of the South African Livestock Sector towards 2050. Part 1: Worth and impact of the sector 282 - 297 H.H. Meissner, M.M. Scholtz & A.R. Palmer
Sustainability of the South African Livestock Sector towards 2050. Part 2: Challenges, changes and required implementations 298 - 319 H.H. Meissner, M.M. Scholtz & F.A. Engelbrecht
Direct methane and nitrous oxide emissions of South African dairy and beef cattle 320 - 339 C.J.L. du Toit, H.H. Meissner & W.A. van Niekerk
Direct greenhouse gas emissions of the South African small stock sectors 340 - 361 C.J.L. du Toit, W.A. van Niekerk & H.H. Meissner
Direct methane and nitrous oxide emissions of monogastric livestock in South Africa 362 - 375 C.J.L. du Toit, W.A. van Niekerk & H.H. Meissner
Direct greenhouse gas emissions of the game industry in South Africa 376 - 393 C.J.L. du Toit, H.H Meissner & W.A. van Niekerk
The impact of animal source food products on human nutrition and health 394 - 412 H.C. Schönfeldt, B. Pretorius & N. Hall
The effect of production system and management practices on the quality of meat products from ruminant livestock 415 - 423 E.C. Webb & L.J. Erasmus
The effect of production system and management practices on the environmental impact, quality and safety of milk and dairy products 424 - 434 L.J. Erasmus & E.C. Webb

Issue: 5
2 013, Volume 43, Issue 5 SASAS Congress 2012
Title Page Author(s)
Guest Editorial S 1 - S 1 V. Muchenje
The ethics of meat production and quality - a South African perspective. Invited paper S 2 - S 11 E.C. Webb
Estimates of lactation curve parameters for Bonsmara and Nguni cattle using the weigh-suckle-weigh technique S 12 - S 16 A. Maiwashe, N.B. Nengovhela, K.A. Nephawe, J. Sebei, T. Netshilema, H.D. Mashaba, L. Nesengani & D. Norris
Winter and spring variation in daily milk yield and mineral composition of Jersey, Friesian cows and their crosses under a pasture-based dairy system S 17 - S 21 C.T.W. Nantapo & V. Muchenje
The effect of dietary lipid saturation and antioxidant source on the nutrient digestibility of lamb finishing diets S 22 - S 26 K.E. Booyens, O.B. Einkamerer, H.J. van der Merwe, A. Hugo, S.C. Slippers & M.D. Fair
Carcass composition of Namaqua Afrikaner, Dorper and SA Mutton Merino ram lambs reared under extensive conditions S 27 - S 32 A. Burger, L.C. Hoffman, J.J.E. Cloete, M. Muller & S.W.P. Cloete
Effect of dietary conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) on the metabolism and reproduction of dairy cows S 33 - S 37 G. Esposito, V.A. Absalón Medina, A. Schneider, R.O. Gilbert & W.R. Butler
Quantifying avoidance-related behaviour and bleeding times of sheep of different ages, sex and breeds slaughtered at a municipal and a commercial abattoirs S 38 - S 42 Y.Z. Njisane & V. Muchenje
Physico-chemical shelf-life indicators of meat from broilers given Moringa oleifera leaf meal S 43 - S 47 C. Wapi, T.T. Nkukwana, L.C. Hoffman, K. Dzama, E. Pieterse, T. Mabusela & V. Muchenje
The novel use of “point of care” devices to evaluate transport duration on selected pork quality parameters S 48 - S 53 M.L. Seshoka, A.T. Kanengoni, F.K. Siebrits & K.H. Erlwanger
Exogenous fibrolytic enzymes to unlock nutrients: Histological investigation of its effects on fibre degradation in ruminants S 54 - S 59 W.F.J. van de Vyver & C.W.C. Cruywagen
The effect of geographical region of birth on the reproductive performance of the Nguni in southern Mozambique S 60 - S 63 S. Maciel, A.M. Okeyo, J. Amimo, M.M. Scholtz, F.W.C. Neser & M. Martins
Effect of pre-slaughter conditions on physico-chemical characteristics of mutton from three sheep breeds slaughtered at a smallholder rural abattoir S 64 - S 68 A.Y. Chulayo & V. Muchenje
Effects of egg weight on hatchability, chick hatch-weight and subsequent productivity of indigenous Venda chickens in Polokwane, South Africa S 69 - S 74 J.W. Ng’ambi, M.W. Thamaga, D. Norris, M. Mabelebele & O.J. Alabi
Dietary energy level for optimum productivity and carcass characteristics of indigenous Venda chickens raised in closed confinement S 75 - S 80 O.J. Alabi, J.W. Ng’ambi & D. Norris
The effect of dietary lipid saturation and monensin-Na on the CLA content of lambs’ meat S 81 - S 85 A.N. du Toit, O.B. Einkamerer, A. Hugo, H.J. van der Merwe & M.D. Fair
Milk composition as technique to evaluate the relative bioavailability of a liquid rumen protected methionine source S 86 - S 92 L.J. Erasmus, Z. Bester & R.J. Coertze
Variability of indigestible NDF in C3 and C4 forages and implications on the resulting feed energy values and potential microbial protein synthesis in dairy cattle S 93 - S 97 E. Raffrenato & L.J. Erasmus
Influence of Kosher (Shechita) and conventional slaughter techniques on shear force, drip and cooking loss of beef S 98 - S 102 B. Agbeniga, E.C. Webb & H.A. O’Neill
Possible reasons for differences in residual feed intake: An overview S 103 - S 106 J. Hendriks, M.M. Scholtz & F.W.C. Neser
Sensory characteristics and tenderness of meat from Ankole bulls: Influence of crossbreeding and feeding system S 107 - S 110 K. Kamatara, D. Mpairwe, M. Christensen, D. Mutetikka & J. Madsen
Maize silage as a finisher feed for Merino lambs S 111 - S 115 W.F.J. van de Vyver, J.A. Beukes & R. Meeske
Behaviour response of Namaqua Afrikaner, Dorper and South African Mutton Merino lambs towards humans S 116 - S 120 J.J.E. Cloete, S.W.P. Cloete, A.J. Scholtz & L.C. Hoffman
Effect of finishing system on carcass characteristics and composition of Mubende goats and their Boer goat crossbreds S 121 - S 125 K. Kamatara, D. Mpairwe, M. Christensen, D. Mutetikka & J. Madsen
Effect of dietary fatty acid saturation on egg production at end-of-lay S 126 - S 130 G.C. Buitendach, F.H. de Witt, A. Hugo, H.J. van der Merwe & M.D. Fair
The effect of lipid saturation on nutrient digestibility of layer diets S 131 - S 134 E.J. King, F.H. de Witt, H.J. van der Merwe, A. Hugo & M.D. Fair
Effects of dietary energy content and provision of β-adrenergic agonist on the production of feedlot lambs S 135 - S 139 T.S. Brand, M.P. Genis, L.C. Hoffman, W.F.J. van de Vyver, C. van der Walt & G.F. Jordaan
The effect of dietary energy and the inclusion of a β-adrenergic agonist in the diet on the meat quality of feedlot lambs S 140 - S 145 T.S. Brand, M.P. Genis, L.C. Hoffman, W.F.J. van de Vyver, R. Swart & G.F. Jordaan