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The objective of this study was to estimate genetic parameters associated with lamb survival for preweaning mortality and mortality at birth. Records used (n = 62,113; 2000 to 2015) for this study were a subset of much larger dataset (n = 270,400) from 1950 to 2015 as a preliminary investigation of ...

Holland, P. W.; Hanna, L. L. H.; Vonnahme, K. A.; Reynolds, L. P.; Taylor, J. B.; Riley, D. G.
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Translational Animal Science, 2017, 1, Suppl. 1, pp 162-164
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Aim: The aim of this study was to estimate the heritability, genetic and phenotypic correlations, and the genetic trends for pre-weaning growth traits including the birth weight (BWT), weaning weight (WWT), pre-weaning daily gain (PWDG), and weaning age (WA) in Awassi lambs. Materials and Methods:...

Jawasreh, K.; Ismail, Z. B.; Iya, F.; Castañeda-Bustos, V. J.; Valencia-Posadas, M.
Veterinary World, Rajkot, India
Veterinary World, 2018, 11, 2, pp 254-258

This study was done inside an assignment that intended to break down options and strategies for the progression of a rabbit line by using two pure breeds (V-line (V), and Gabali (G)). Records of 448 packs delivered by 45 does and 16 bucks were utilized to estimate covariance, Heritability (h2),...

Rabie, T. S. K.; Nowier, A. M.; Abou-Zeid, A. E.; Khattab, A. S.
Egyptian Poultry Science Association, Alexandria, Egypt
Egyptian Poultry Science Journal, 2019, 39, 2, pp 519-536

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