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Pre-weaning lamb growth rates have dramatically increased on the hill country property Tempello, from 258 g/head/day in 2001 to 350 g/head/day in 2007. Total kilograms of lamb liveweight weaned off the Corriedale and Corriedale/Poll Dorset flock area has increased from 60 tonnes to 76 tonnes,...

Author(s)
Grigg, D. W.; Grigg, J. M.; Lucas, R. J.
Publisher
New Zealand Grassland Association, Dunedin, New Zealand
Citation
Proceedings of the New Zealand Grassland Association, 2008, 70, pp 25-29
Abstract

A total of 28 healthy purebred Corriedale lambs aged 15 days were randomly selected and divided into 2 equal groups of 14 lambs each (A and B) with average body weight of 4.13±0.25 and 4.13±0.14 kg, respectively. Group A lambs were allowed to graze on subalpine pasture of the farm land separately...

Author(s)
Khan, H. M.; Bhat, A. S.; Singh, P. K.; Islam, R.; Sarkar, T. K.
Publisher
Agricultural Research Communication Centre, Karnal, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Research, 2006, 40, 1, pp 82-84
Abstract

For 1112 Polwarth and 380 Corriedale lambs born in Brazil in 1979-87, birth weight averaged 3.54 and 3.79 kg respectively for males and 3.35 and 3.49 kg for females, the differences between the breeds and sexes being significant. Birth weight was significantly affected by year of birth and age of...

Author(s)
Roda, D. S.; Santos, L. E. dos; Cunha, E. A. da
Publisher
Departmento da Producao Animal, Secretaria da Agricultura, Industria e Comercio, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Boletim de Indústria Animal, 1995, 52, 1, pp 67-70
Abstract

For 61 Polwarth, 27 Corriedale and 28 Suffolk ewes, mated at 8-month intervals during a period of 4 years, the annual number of lambings per ewe averaged 0.85, 0.87 and 0.90 respectively. Of the 402 lambings, 33.1, 24,1 and 42.8% respectively resulted from matings in Jan., Sep. and May, and...

Author(s)
Roda, D. S.; Santos, L. E. dos; Cunha, E. A. da; Bianchine, D.; Feitoza, A. S. L.
Publisher
Departmento da Producao Animal, Secretaria da Agricultura, Industria e Comercio, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Boletim de Indústria Animal, 1993, 50, 1, pp 49-54
Abstract

Soon after lambing, body weight of 1715 Nali, Soviet Merino (SM) × Nali, Corriedale × Nali, SM × (Corriedale × Nali) and Corriedale × (SM × Nali) ewes averaged 26.2, 27.1, 26.4, 29.9 and 26.6 kg resp. Lamb birth weight increased with increasing dam body weight, ranging from 1.89 kg for lambs from...

Author(s)
Singh, J. S. P. B.; Sangwan, M. L.
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Production and Management, 1987, 3, 4, pp 211-213
Abstract

In Nov. 1972, 1000 maiden Corriedale ewes were imported into India from Australia. 435 were mated, and lambing started in May 1973. Prenatal and postnatal losses (up to 28 days of age) were 1.32 and 37.5% resp. Causes of mortality in the 1st wk of life are tabulated; >80% of losses were due to...

Author(s)
Kornel, D.; Vasudevan, B.
Citation
Indian Veterinary Medical Journal, 1984, 8, 3, pp 160-163
Abstract

Of 300 Corriedale ewes, inseminated with semen from an Ile-de-France ram, 92.48% lambed. Lamb birth weight averaged 5.59 kg for males and 5.03 kg for females , the percentage of twin lambings 1.89, the incidence of dystocia 2.66%, postnatal lamb mortality 9.39%, lamb mortality after marking 2.66%,...

Author(s)
Surreaux, P. G.; Thompson, D. de M.; Correa, T. B.
Publisher
Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuaria., Bage, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa em ovinos no Brasil 1975-1979., 1980, pp 117
Abstract

Corriedale X Deccani lambs were significantly heavier than Deccani lambs at birth and at 1, 2 and 3 mth of age (10.48 vs. 9.85 kg, at 3 mth of age). Season of birth (winter or monsoon), age of dam and sex of lamb had no significant effect on body weight. Heritability estimates of body weight for...

Author(s)
Krishnappa, S. B.
Citation
Thesis Abstracts, Haryana Agricultural University, 1980, 6, 4, pp 269
Abstract

A study involving 825 spring-born ewe lambs was conducted to evaluate the effects of various factors on the occurrence of puberty before 10 Nov. Within a breed or breed cross, preweaning competition among twin and triplet lambs reduced lamb weights by 4 or 5 kg at 70 (weaning), 160 and 230 days of...

Author(s)
Dickerson, G. E.; Laster, D. B.
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 1975, 41, 1, pp 1-9
Abstract

Data for 7840 Merino and 4122 Corriedale lambs at birth and 6458 and 3288 resp. at weaning at 150 days of age were analysed. Least squares estimates of the effects of year, breed, farm and age of dam were not significant for sex ratios either at birth or weaning. There was a trend, in both breeds,...

Author(s)
Napier, K. M.; Mullaney, P. D.
Citation
Journal of Reproduction and Fertility, 1974, 39, 2, pp 391-392

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