James B Machete

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Data collected monthly over a period of two years were live weight, packed cell volume (PCV), nematode faecal egg counts (FECs) and coccidial oocyst counts from faecal analyses for 100 mixed age (3-7 years) indigenous Tswana does. The aims of this experiment were to determine seasonal FECs and coccidial oocysts in these goats and quantify the relationships(More)
Beef top sirloin butts (n=48) from USDA quality grade (QG; upper 2/3 US Choice vs. US Select) and yield grade categories (YG; 1 and 2 vs. 4 and 5) were aged 14 days, GM steaks were cut, with 2 steaks removed from the anterior (ANT), middle (MID) and posterior (POST) sections of the GM. One steak from each section was cut into lateral (LAT), central (CENT)(More)
Ticks are of great economic importance as they are vectors of diseases such as heartwater and anaplasmosis (Soulsby, 1986). Botswana has periods of drought when the grasses are destroyed but the drought-resistant acacia bushes survive and are browsed by goats. Consequently goats thrive and in the 1990 census there were 2 million goats in Botswana. Walker et(More)
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