FORAGE PREFERENCE OF BOER GOATS IN THE HIGHLAND SAVANNA OF NAMIBIA DURING THE DRY SEASON

@inproceedings{Engelbrecht2010FORAGEPO,
  title={FORAGE PREFERENCE OF BOER GOATS IN THE HIGHLAND SAVANNA OF NAMIBIA DURING THE DRY SEASON},
  author={Engelbrecht and Neudamm},
  year={2010}
}
Forage preference of a single goat doe, roaming freely in Namibian Highland savannah veld within a flock of goats, was determined by b i te count and compared to the botanical composition of the natural veld as determined by systematic step-point sampling. Plants were grouped into woody, grass and ephemeral plants, with the woody plants being further subdivided into three height groups: tall, medium and low. Woody plants were much preferred by the goat to ephemeral p lants and grasses (85.4%, 9… CONTINUE READING

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