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Duroc, Yorkshire and Duroc × Yorkshire pigs (1328 litters in 7 generations) were typed for 11 blood groups systems. Segregation ratios for blood group genotypes were not generally significantly different from expected ratios in either sex; for the H system, however, the ratio of...

Author(s)
Huang, M.-Y.
Citation
Dissertation Abstracts International, B (Sciences and Engineering), 1983, 43, 9, pp 2799-2780
Abstract

Data on 23 litters from Large White (LW) × (LW × Landrace) gilts and 33 litters from 11 LW × Landrace sows in Spain were analysed. Females were mated with a Dutch Landrace (DL) or a Piétrain × Duroc boar. There were significant differences between gilts and sows in average birth weight of female...

Author(s)
Daza, A.; Evangelista, J. N. B.; Gutiérrez Barquín, M. G.
Citation
ITEA Producción Animal, 1997, 93, 2, pp 119-129
Abstract

3500 records of reproduction in a 7-yr period of Awassi sheep managed semi-intensively at the Kraim Research Centre were analysed. Pregnancy duration averaged 151.7±2.17 days, and was not significantly affected by litter size, although it was slightly longer in ewes carrying single lambs than in...

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Kassem, R.; Owen, J. B.; Fadel, I.; Juha, H.; Whitaker, C. J.
Citation
Research and Development in Agriculture, 1989, 6, 3, pp 161-168
Abstract

Goats native to Kerala, Malabari breed and its improvement Alpine × Malabari appear to be unsuitable to be meat genotype capable of contributing to meat goat industry which has huge scope and potential in Kerala State. Present study tested the viability and fitness traits of Alpine × Malabari (AM)...

Author(s)
Jeeva, L.; Nandakumar, P.; Remya, R.
Publisher
Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai, India
Citation
Tamilnadu Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 2011, 7, 5, pp 234-238
Abstract

The study was conducted in Anano Shisho and Edogojola of Adami Tulu Jido Kombolcha district of East shawa zone during May 2009 to June 2010 to determine the effect of different factors on mortality rate of Arsi-Bale goats' kids. Purposive and simple random sampling was employed as sampling...

Author(s)
Girma Debele; Misgana Duguma; Feyisa Hundessa
Publisher
IDOSI Publications, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Global Veterinaria, 2011, 6, 1, pp 56-60
Abstract

Data on 3337 piglets were analysed. Body weight at birth averaged 1.24 and 1.20 kg in ♂♂ and ♀♀ resp. At birth, ♂♂ averaged 38 g heavier than ♀♀, and at weaning ♀♀ were 450 g heavier than ♂♂. Year of birth and parity significantly affected body weight at all ages; the effect of season of birth was...

Author(s)
Chhabra, A. K.; Bhatia, S. S.; Sharma, N. K.
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 1989, 59, 2, pp 300-302
Abstract

A total of 675 records each on birth weight, birth type and pre-weaning survivability of West African Dwarf (WAD) goats kept on natural pasture over a period of 9 years were assessed to determine the effects of environmental factors on them. The overall mean birth weight was 1.20±0.01 kg. Birth...

Author(s)
Hagan, B. A.; Nyameasem, J. K.; Asafu-Adjaye, A.; Duncan, J. L.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2014, 26, 1, pp Article 13
Abstract

Preweaning data on 466 kits from 109 litters, 280 kits from 78 litters and 261 kits from 74 litters at birth, 21 and 28 days of age, respectively, were collected over 3 years (1998-2001). The litters representing 8 genotypes, New Zealand White × New Zealand White (NZW × NZW), Chinchilla ×...

Author(s)
Chineke, C. A.
Publisher
Medwell Online, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 2006, 5, 7, pp 528-537
Abstract

The effects of dam postpartum body weight, gestation period, number of teats and sex of kit on preweaning growth were investigated in 243 kits from 44 dams. Gestation period averaged 47 days (38-57), and had no significant effect on litter size or dam body weight. Litter size significantly affected ...

Author(s)
Korhonen, H.; Niemelä, P.; Ham, M.; Mononen, J.; Haapanen, K.
Citation
Finsk Pälstidskrift, 1991, 25, 1, pp 12-14
Abstract

For 484 Polwarth ewes, lambing in 1979-92, gestation length averaged 148.5 days. Of lambs born, 258 were male and 226 female, and 102 lambings resulted in the birth of twins. The birth weight of 492 lambs averaged 2.74 kg and was significantly affected by sex of lamb, litter size, parity and year...

Author(s)
Lanzoni, N. A.; Queiroz, S. A.; Albuquerque, L. G.; Garcia Sobrinho, A.; Andrade, A. F.
Citation
Ars Veterinaria, 1996, 12, 2, pp 178-187

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