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Abstract

Limousin × Friesian and Hereford × Friesian suckler dams were compared. One Charolais sire was used on the herd, and the 3rd calf crop was born when the dams were 4 yr of age, in Apr.-May 1984. Dam genotype had no significant effect on the incidence of calving difficulties, calf birth weights, calf ...

Author(s)
Drennan, M. J.
Publisher
Dublin, Irish Republic
Citation
Animal production. Report from Dunsinea, Moorepark and Western Research Centres. Research report 1984., 1985, pp 4
Abstract

179 crossbreds with Chiana, Limousin, Marchigiana [Marche], Piemontese [Piedmont] and Charolais sires and Friesian dams were mated at 12-15 months of age, mainly with Piemontese bulls. For the 5 types resp., the percentage of stillbirths was 3.2, 10.3, 10.0, 28.9 and 16.6, and calf mortality up to...

Author(s)
Romita, A.; Gigli, S.; Borghese, A.; Giacomo, A. di; Mormile, M.; Esposito, C.
Publisher
Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague, Netherlands
Citation
Beef production from different dairy breeds and dairy beef crosses, 1982, pp 202-220