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  • Rotavirus and Cryptosporidium infection in bovine calves in Southern Botswana 

    Sharma, S.P.; Busang, M. (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2013-09-12)
    A cross-sectional study on prevalences of Rotavirus (RV) and Cryptosporidium parvum infections was carried out in dairy and beef calves in 31 farms over a 2-year period. Enzyme immunoassay (EIA) was to determine RV and C. ...
  • The effects of cattle-goat mixed grazing on steer performance and rangeland 

    Monametsi, N.F.; Makhabu, S.W.; Mogotsi, K. (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2013-09-12)
    Cattle and goats mixed grazing trial was carried out at Impala Research Station from January 2007 to October 2010, to determine the influence of different combinations of cattle and goats ratio on the performance ...
  • The effect of blocking angularis oculi and facial veins on daily water intake in 

    Kamau, J.M. (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2013-09-12)
    The aim of this study was to assess the importance of selective brain cooling (SBC) in the water economy of Tswana goats by blocking angularis oculi and facial veins in euhydrate and dehydrated goats under outdoor conditions ...
  • Does Botswana need a Society for Animal Scientists? 

    Madibela, O.R. (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2013-09-12)
     Botswana’s agriculture contributes about 2.0% to GDP and involves about 130 800 traditional farmers (Statistics Botswana 2012). Of these, animal agriculture contributes almost 100% of the income generated by agriculture. ...
  • Prediction of animal population dynamics with a focus on smallholder pig breeding establishments 

    Chimbombi, E.M.; Besson, M. (University of Botswana, www.ub.bw, 2013-09-12)
    Botswana government has made efforts to diversify agriculture and pig production has been identified as one avenue to achieve this diversification in the livestock industry. It is important that farmers are encouraged to ...

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