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Estimation of genetic parameters for growth traits in South African Brahman cattle
(University of the Free State, 2004-12)
English: The present study was carried out to estimate genetic, phenotypic and environmental parameters for growth traits, genetic trends as well as the level of inbreeding in the South African Brahman breed. The data ...
Genetic characterization of Southern African sheep breeds using DNA markers
(University of the Free State, 2006-05-16)
Merino sheep are an important resource for South Afric an farmers, providing meat and wool and thus an important income source. Indigenous and locally developed breeds are an important asset for many reasons, but ...
The phenotypic characterization of native Lesotho chickens
(University of the Free State, 2004-11)
English: Studies were made on growth, carcass and egg performance as well as mortality of the Lesotho native chickens compared to the South African native (Potchefstroom Koekoek, Ovambo, Lebowa-Venda and Naked Neck) and ...
Sperm cryopreservation, in vitro fertilization and faecal oestrogen enzyme immunoassay validation in the African lion (Panthera leo)
(University of the Free State, 2004-05)
English: Eight captive male African lions aged 1 to 4 years (Panthera leo) from Bothaville district (n=6) and Johannesburg Zoo (n=2), as well as 1 lioness from the Bloemfontein Zoo were used during this study. The 8 male ...