Faculty of Animal Production

The Effect Of Processing On Quality Attributes Of Three Types Of Fish Meat

The aim of this study was to investigate the processing attributes of selected fish types and the effect of these attributes on the quality of the fish products. Three fish grades were selected among the types consumed at the level of Khartoum State. The selected grades (I, II&III) were represented by Bagrus sp., Gymnarchus sp. and Clarias sp. respectively. The grading was according to local...

Effect Of High Ambient Temperature Conditioning And Boning Time On Processed Beef Quality

This study was conducted to investigate the effect of delayed hot boning time on processed meat conditioned at high ambient temperature. The rate of temperature and pH fall, chemical composition, bacterial load and muscles eating quality were investigated. A total of 10 Baggara bulls were used. The hindquarters of those were divided in three groups. One group was immediately chilled at 2ْC...

Milk Urea Nitrogen Concentration as A Monitoring Tool for Assessing Protein Nutritional Status in Dairy Farms.

The objective of this study was to determine whether milk urea nitrogen concentration could be used as an easy monitoring tool for assessing protein nutritional status of dairy cows. Data collected (Questionnaire) from 5 farms located in Khartoum north were used in this study. Feed samples were collected from each farm and proximate analysis was carried out. Milk samples were collected...

A Study On Some Reproductive And Productive Traits Of Kenana× Friesian Cattle

This study was primarily conducted to reveal the effect of some reproductive and productive traits of Kenana x Friesian. The study included 100 Kenana fries records at Kenana x Friesian farm and covering three lactations at least. The records were analyzed by using the computer program (SPSS). The analyzed estimates of maximum and minimum rang means of age at first calving, calving...

Effect Of Mozzarella Cheese Age On It\\\\\\\'s Meltability And Chemical Composition

Four ages of mozzarella cheese of 1, 15, 30 and 60 days old were made. The mozzarella cheese meltability and chemical composition were evaluated for locally made and commercial imported mozzarella (Puck cheese from Denmark). Modified Schreiber test was used to determine the meltability of samples of cheese at four different oven temperatures (60, 70, 100 and 232oC). The meltability of...

Effect of Temperature and Storage Conditions on Chemical properties of Braided (Mudaffara) Cheese

Braided (Mudaffara) cheese samples were prepared from fresh cow\\\\\\\'s milk by traditional methods. The samples were divided into two portions. Samples of 50gm weight from each portion were treated as follows: portion one was stored in whey at two temperature levels (fridge 5c°&room 30c°).Portion two was stored out of whey in polythene bags at the same temperature (fridge and room).The...

A Study of Feeding Sesame Seed Industrial Residue to Small Ruminants

The present research was conducted to evaluate inclusion of sesame seed by-products in diets for finishing rams and goats. A total of 16 non-castrated rams were used in the study. They were divided into four groups of 4 animals each. Each animal was put in a pen and individually fed. Their average initial liveweights were 25.25, 25.25, 25.13 and 25.25 kg per head, respectively. Their ages...

Management Practices of Dairy Cows in Tuti Island, Sudan

A study of herd size, herd structure, breed type, milking practice, milk composition, feeding system and other management practices was carried out in dairy farms in Tuti Island, during March-April 2007. Data were collected from fifteen small-scale farms scattered around Tuti Island. The information was collected by questionnaire, direct interview with farm owners and personal observations....

Study on Some Factors Leading To Culling Cows in Three Sudanese Dairy Farms

The present study was undertaken to investigate the main reasons leading to culling of dairy cows in the three dairy farms (kenana, judiciary and dairy land farms). The data on (416) culled dairy cows for the period (1989-2006) in two farm except dairy land in the period from the (1989-2003).was the second. The result indicated that causes of culling included low fertility , low production ,...

Influence of Preslaughter Fasting Hours on Gastrointestinal Tract Condition and Shrinkage Chracteristics of Broilers

This experiment was conducted in March 2007 to evaluate the effect of preslaughter fasting hours on broilers live body weight, live body weight shrinkage, hot carcass weight, dressing out percentage, feed consumption rate, gastrointestinal tract (GIT) content, GIT length, liver weight, and the economy of broiler production. In this experiment 120 chicks (ROSS 308) were used, the chicks were...