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Effect of reduced feeding allowances on the nitrogen retention and growth of indigenous pigs
The effect of reduced feeding allowances for pigs was investigated in two trials. Trial 1 was aimed at evaluating the effect of graded levels of energy on the nitrogen balance and growth performance of Mukota pigs. Graded ...
Evaluation of the feed resources and analysis of body condition scores of local pigs in a semi-arid smallholder farming area of Zimbabwe
The objectives of this study were to characterise the types, seasonal distribution, and nutritive value of feed resources and growth performance of local pigs in Chinyuni ward,Chirumanzu district. Pig herd sizes were (mean ...
Evaluation of the Production and Genetic Potential of Indigenous Mukota and their Crosses with Large White Pigs in Zimbabwe.
Mukota pig populations in smallholder areas of Zimbabwe are decreasing. The objective of this study was to evaluate the production and genetic potential of the Zimbabwean indigenous pig and Large White × Mukota in commercial ...