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    • Atriplex Nummularia (Old Man Saltbush) : A Potential Forage Crop for Arid Regions of Botswana 

      Aganga, A. A.; Mthetho, J. K.; Tshwenyane, S. (Asian Network for Scientific Information, 2003)
      Atriplex nummularia (Old man saltbush) is widely planted on salt affected land to provide a vegetative cover, which can be used as fodder reserve. Such plantations are also perceived as having the capacity to use saline ...
    • Carcass analysis and meat composition of the donkey 

      Aganga, A. A.; Aganga, A.O; Thema, F. T.; Obocheleng, K. O. (Asian Network for Scientific Information, 2003)
      The objective was to determine the meat yield, proximate and mineral composition in donkey carcasses, aged between 5-8 years. Proximate analysis of the minced carcass was done and reported as moisture, dry matter, crude ...
    • Feeding donkeys 

      Aganga, A. A.; Letso, M.; Aganga, A.O (Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2000)
      Feeding is an important aspect in the management of any farm animal. It requires knowledge of the feeding behaviour and nutrient requirements of animals for specific production functions, e.g. work. The objective when ...
    • Feeding Values and Anti - Nutritive Factors of Forage Tree Legumes 

      Aganga, A. A.; Tshwenyane, S. O. (Asian Network for Scientific Information, 2003)
      Animal production in Botswana suffers from inadequate feed quantities and qualities, due mainly to semi-arid low rainfall which can barely support arable farming in most years. This problem is compounded by the competition ...
    • Gross and microanatomical changes at the weight bearing points of ostrich induced by soil or concrete floor and implications for welfare 

      Waugh, Esau E.; Seabo, D.; Aganga, A. A.; Dzoma, B.M; Tsopito, Christopher Mareledi; Omphile, U.J.; Sebolai, Boingotlo; Mathaio, M. (Botswana University of Agriculture & Natural Resources, 2013)
      This study investigated the gross and microanatomical changes occurring at the weight bearing points on the ostrich body surface induced by rearing on soil floor or on concrete floor and the implications for the welfare ...
    • Gross and microanatomical changes at the weight bearing points of ostrich induced by soil or concrete floor and implications for welfare. 

      Waugh, E. E.; Seabo, D.; Aganga, A. A.; Dzoma, B. M.; Tsopito, C.M.; Omphile, U. J.; Sebolai, B.; Mathaio, M. (Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural resources, 2013)
      This study investigated the gross and microanatomical changes occurring at the weight bearing points on the ostrich body surface induced by rearing on soil floor or on concrete floor and the implications for the welfare ...
    • Influence of Feed Type on Egg Production of Tswana Laying Chicken 

      Aganga, A. A.; Tshwenyane, S. (Ansinet, 2003)
      The experiment was done at estate management Unit in Sebele, Gaborone. Ten 23 weeks old laying Tswana chickens were bought from a local farmer and divided into two groups of five each, using complete randomized design. ...
    • Lucerne, Lablab and Leucaena leucocephala Forages: Production and Utilization for Livestock Production 

      Aganga, A. A.; Tshwenyane, Seoleseng (Asian Network for Scientific Information, 2003)
      An overview is given of three legume pastures with potentials as sources of crude protein and other important nutrients for livestock production in Botswana. This paper reviews distribution, plant description, agronomic ...
    • Ostrich feeding and nutrition 

      Aganga, A. A.; Aganga, A.O; Omphile, U.J. (Asian Network for Scientific Information, 2003)
      Ostriches are monogastric herbivores. Palatability is crucial to stimulate feed ingestion by the birds. When formulating rations for ostriches, cotton seed cake, meal or seeds should not be used to avoid gossypol poisoning. ...
    • Performance of Tswana Goats Fed Two Levels of Terminalia serecia and Boscia albitrunca as Supplement to Buffel Grass 

      Aganga, A. A.; Omphile, U.J.; Manyeula, Freddy (Medwell Publications, 2007)
      This study was to evaluate the impact of feeding Terminalia serecia and Boscia albitrunca at 2 levels on growth rate and feed intake of Tswana goats. The experiment was conducted at Botswana College of Agriculture farm for ...
    • Potentials of Guinea Grass (Panicum maximum) as Forage Crop in Livestock Production 

      Aganga, A. A.; Tshwenyane, Seoleseng (Asian Network for Scientific Information, 2004)
      Panicum maximum (guinea grass) is native to Africa but this grass was introduced to almost all tropical countries as a source of animal forage. It grows well on a wide variety of well drained soils of good fertility and ...