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The genus Cheiracanthium (Araneae: Clubionidae) in southern Africa
(University of the Free State, 1995-11)
English: The southern African representatives of Cheiracanthium C.L. Koch, 1839 are revised after examining 617 adult specimens. Eight species of Cheiracanthium are recognized from this region, four are new (C. dippenaarae, ...
The influence of calcium intake by broiler breeders on bone development and egg characteristics
(University of the Free State, 2005-07-31)
English: 1. A study was conducted to investigate the effects of dietary Ca levels and feed restriction on the bone development of broiler breeder pullets up to 18 weeks of age. Six hundred and forty one-day-old Ross breeder ...
Characterization and cryopreservation of semen of four South African chicken breeds
(University of the Free State, 2009-11)
The aim of the study was to characterize and evaluate the quality of fresh semen of 4 breeds of chicken and the susceptibility of cockerel semen to a cryopreservation protocol, assessed microscopically for sperm motility ...
The impact of predation on a sheep enterprise in the Free State Province
(University of the Free State, 2009-11-27)
The Free State Wool Sheep Project was initiated in 1998 at the Glen Agricultural Institute (AI) and a selection of 280 of the available Merino ewes were randomly divided in the following four production system treatments, ...
Die toevoer van beeste en die gehalte van karkasse uit 'n vleisproduksie oogpunt by die Bloemfonteinse slagpale
(University of the Free State, 1979-07)
Afrikaans: 1. Ondersoek is ingestel na die toevoer van slagdiere en die gehalte van die karkasse by die Bloemfonteinse slagpale. 2. Die doel van die studie was om ondersoek in te stel na die tipes diere wat geslag word ...
Weidingkapasiteitstudies op veld in die Noord-Kaap
(University of the Free State, 1990-11)
No abstract available.
Waterbalans studies in geselekteerde subhabitatte van 'n Burkea-Savanna
(University of the Free State, 1980-11)
English: During this project the field-water balances in four subhabitats of the Burkea savanna in Phase II of the Savanna Ecosystem Project at Nylsvley were studied.The project included a study of the water redistribu ...
Vegetation dynamics and soil characteristics of abandoned cultivated fields
(University of the Free State, 2013-01)
English: Up to the 1980’s marginal soils were successfully ploughed for crop production, but unfortunately those soils soon proved to be marginal. Due to high input costs, the Department of Agriculture soon implemented the ...
Cryopreservation of South African indigenous ram semen
(University of the Free State, 2012-05)
Semen was collected from the indigenous Damara, Namaqua Afrikaner, Pedi and Zulu rams. Hundred and twenty eight (128) ejaculates were collected throughout the entire study, with semen being collected twice a week (every ...
An evaluation of socio-economic and biophysical aspects of small-scale livestock systems based on a case study from Limpopo Province: Muduluni Village
(University of the Free State, 2012-04)
Small-scale livestock production systems are an inherent part of communal livestock farming in the Southern African region and require certain interventions and welldeveloped management systems to ensure long-term ...