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A study was conducted to compare conception rates in 71 Tuli and 86 Afrikander beef cattle bred using either artificial insemination (AI) or the bull. Animals were bred using either artificial insemination or natural service at Matopos Research Station. Animals were grouped into three groups of...

Author(s)
Washaya, S.; Tavirimirwa, B.; Dube, S.; Sisito, G.; Tambo, G.; Ncube, S.; Zhakata, X.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2019, 51, 7, pp 1963-1968
Abstract

Data on indigenous and exotic bulls used between 1987 and 1995 were collected from the Rarnatlabama Bull Stud and Artificial Insemination Laboratory. Indigenous breeds included Tswana, Tuli, Bonsmara and Africander and exotic breeds were Brahman, Simmental, Hereford, South Devon, Santa Gertrudis,...

Author(s)
Nsoso, S. J.; Morake, T. G.
Citation
South African Journal of Animal Science, 1999, 29, 2, pp 100-104
Abstract

The av. period of gestation in a herd of pedigree Africander cows, artificially inseminated, was 291.1 days, but normal, live calves were born following pregnancies ranging from 247 to 358 days. Bull calves were born 0.7 days later than heifers, the difference, however, not being statistically...

Author(s)
Van Graan, B., Jr.; Joubert, D. M.
Citation
Empire Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 1961, 29, pp 225-229
Abstract

III. The diagnostic service in addition to routine diagnosis for the Field Department examined specimens for practitioners and farmers. The work has greatly increased in recent years and such tests as enterotpxaemia neutralizations, virus antibody neutralizations, toxicity tests for plants and...

Author(s)
Christie, G. J.
Publisher
Rhodesia & Nyasaland,
Citation
Report. Sec. Fed. Minist. Agric., Rhod. and Nyasaland, 1959, 1958, pp 182-201 pp.
Abstract

Comparative breeding tests and experiments with imported beef bulls are being carried out by the Imperial Cold Storage Company on their extensive Nuanetsi Ranch (1, 454, 787 acres) in Southern Rhodesia. About 1/6 of the cows, which are chiefly grade Africander and indigenous Native cattle, are...

Author(s)
Van Rooyen, J.
Publisher
Bloemfontein,
Citation
Farmer's Weekly, 1958, 96, pp 16-17, 19
Abstract

THE Secretary for Agriculture and Forestry reports on the role played by agriculture in the national economy, progress with fundamental work, agricultural conditions during the year under review, and appeals to the individual farmer to give due consisderation to the interests of agriculture as a...

Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1939, 14, pp 465-593
Abstract

THE technique of insemination of cattle and sheep is described, including the diluents and methods of sperm storage. Artificial insemination of cattle gave as good results as natural mating, the number of inseminations per conception being, for 3 farms, 1.9, 1.4, and 2.1, as compared with an...

Author(s)
Anderson, Jambs.
Citation
Empire Journal of Experimental Agriculture, 1938, 6, pp 193-205

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