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A Friesian dairy herd in the coastal belt of Mozambique. Management, feeding and behaviour

A Friesian dairy herd in the coastal belt of Mozambique. Management, feeding and behaviour

World Animal Review (37): 20-24

The University of Macaneta Livestock Station was established in 1976 on an abandoned farm of 500 ha, 25 km N. of Maputo, lying at sea level between the Indian Ocean and the Incomati River. Mean monthly temp. ranges from 21 to 28 deg C but summer temp. >35 deg C were recorded. There is a dry season (April-Sept.) and a wet season (Oct.-March); av. annual precipitation is 769 mm.

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