Zishiri, O.T., Cloete, S.W.P., Olivier, J.J. & Dzama, K., 2014. Genetic parameters for live weight traits in South African terminal sire sheep breeds. Small Ruminant Research 116(2): 118 – 125.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

Matebesi-Ranthimo, P.A.M., Cloete, S.W.P., van Wyk, J.B. & Olivier, J.J., 2014. The relationships between faecal worm egg count and subjectively assessed wool and conformation traits in the Tygerhoek Merino flock. South African Journal of Animal Science 44(3): 220 – 227.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

Brien, F.D., Cloete, S.W.P., Fogarty, N.M., Greeff, J.C., Hebart, M.L., Hiendleder, S., Hocking Edwards, J.E., Kelly, J.M., Kind, K.L., Kleemann, D.O., Plush, K.L. & Miller, D.R., 2014. A review of the genetic and epigenetic factors affecting lamb survival. Animal Production Science 54(6): 667 – 693.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

Bonato, M., Malecki, I.A., Rybnik-Trzaskowska, P.K., Cornwallis, C.K. & Cloete, S.W.P., 2014. Predicting ejaculate quality and libido in male ostriches: Effect of season and age. Animal Reproduction Science 151(1-2): 49 – 55.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

NAIDOO, P., OLIVIER. J.J.,  MORRIS, J. & CLOETE S.W.P. 2014. Does selecting for finer wool result in a higher incidence of creeping belly in the South African Dohne Merino sheep breed? Proceedings of the Professional Agricultural Workers Conference,Tuskegee, Alabama, U.S.A.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

NAIDOO, P., OLIVIER, J.J.,  MORRIS, J. & CLOETE, S.W.P. 2014. Does selecting for finer wool result in a higher incidence of creeping belly in the South African Dohne Merino sheep breed? South African Society for Animal Science 47. (poster)

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

SAAYMAN, N., MORRIS, C. & BOTHA, J.C. 2014. Identifying key grazing indicators to monitor trends in the veld condition of Lambert's Bay Strandveld, South Africa. African Journal of Range & Forage Science, 31, 43-47.

Programme: RTDS - Plant Sciences

BOTHA, J.C. & SAAYMAN, N. 2014. Karoo species for restoration – germination potential. Arid Zone Thicket Fusion, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, 8-11 Sept 2014. p. 38.

Programme: RTDS - Plant Sciences

SAAYMAN, N., MORRIS, C.D. & BOTHA, J.C. 2014. Veld condition of the Western Little Karoo, South Africa. 49th Annual Congress of the Grassland Society of Southern Africa, Philip Sanders Resort, Bloemfontein, 20-25 July 2014. p 113.

Programme: RTDS - Plant Sciences

JORGENSEN, P. (Ed.) (2014) Ostrich Manual. Western Cape Department of Agriculture. ISBN: 9780992240912.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

CLOETE, S.W.P., ENGELBRECHT, A. & JORGENSEN, P. (Eds.) (2014) Oudtshoorn Research Farm: Celebrating 50 years of the world’s first ostrich research farm (1964 – 2014). Western Cape Department of Agriculture. ISBN: 9780992240929.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

NAIDOO, P., CLOETE, S. & FOSSEY, A. 2013. A preliminary study of molecular divergence of the Elsenburg merino flock based on RAPD markers: Elsenburg Journal. Agriprobe, 10, 27-28.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

Matebesi-Ranthimo, P.A.M., Cloete, S.W.P., van Wyk, J.B. & Olivier, J.J., 2013. Genetic parameters for faecal worm egg count and objectively measured wool traits in South African Merinos. Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics 20: 155 – 158.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

Hough, D., Swart, P., Cloete, J.J.E. & Cloete, S.W.P., 2013. Searching for SNPs that affect sheep robustness: CYP17 SNP affects behavioural responses to psychological stress. Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics 20: 503 – 506.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

Zishiri, O.T., Cloete, S.W.P., Olivier, J.J. & Dzama, K., 2013. Genetic parameter estimates for subjectively assessed and objectively measured traits in South African Dorper sheep. Small Ruminant Research 109(2): 84 – 93.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

Zishiri, O.T., Cloete, S.W., Olivier, J.J. & Dzama, K., 2013. Genetic trends for objectively measured and subjectively assessed traits in a Dorper sheep flock. Tropical Animal Health and Production 45(2): 517 – 524.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

Hough, D., Cloete, S.W.P., Storbeck, K., Swart, A.C. & Swart, P., 2013. Cortisol production in sheep is influenced by the functional expression of two cytochrome P450 17α-hydroxylase/17, 20-lyase (CYP17) isoforms. Journal of Animal Science 91(3): 1193 – 1206.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

Hough, D., Swart, P. & Cloete, S., 2013. Exploration of the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis to Improve Animal Welfare by Means of Genetic Selection: Lessons from the South African Merino. Animals 3(2): 442 – 474.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

Zishiri, O.T., Cloete, S.W.P., Olivier, J.J. & Dzama, K., 2013. Genetic parameters for growth, reproduction and fitness traits in the South African Dorper sheep breed. Small Ruminant Research 112(1): 39 – 48.

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

Burger, A., Hoffman, L.C., Cloete, J.J.E., Muller, M. & Cloete, S.W.P., 2013. Carcass composition of Namaqua Afrikaner, Dorper and SA Mutton Merino ram lambs reared under extensive conditions. South African Journal of Animal Science 43(5): S27 – S32. (Peer-reviewed paper: Proc. 45th Congress of the South African Society for Animal Science)

Programme: RTDS - Animal Sciences

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