A comparison of nutritionally-related blood metabolites among Nguni, Bonsmara and Angus steers raised on sweetveld.

@article{Ndlovu2009ACO,
  title={A comparison of nutritionally-related blood metabolites among Nguni, Bonsmara and Angus steers raised on sweetveld.},
  author={Thando Ndlovu and Michael Chimonyo and Anthony Ifeayin Okoh and Voster Muchenje and Kennedy Dzama and Suraj Dube and J. G. Raats},
  journal={Veterinary journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={179 2},
  pages={273-81}
}
The objective of the study was to determine monthly variations in serum glucose, cholesterol, total protein (TP), urea, albumin, globulin, albumin/globulin ratio, creatinine, aspartate aminotransferase (AST), creatinine kinase (CK), alkaline phosphatase (ALP), calcium, phosphorus and magnesium in Nguni, Bonsmara and Angus beef steers raised on sweetveld. Twenty-five Nguni, 15 Aberdeen Angus and 15 Bonsmara 8-month old steers were studied from June 2006 until March 2007. Across the 9 months… CONTINUE READING
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