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Data on 6054 Sirohi kids of 112 sires born during 2004 to 2016 in farmers' flocks under All India Coordinated Research Project on Goat Improvement, Vallabhnagar (Udaipur) were utilized to estimate the average daily gains (ADG) at different growth stages. The overall least-squares means of ADG for...

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Gautam, L.; Nagda, R. K.; Nehra, K. S.; Singh, M. K.
Publisher
Indian Society for Sheep and Goat Production and Utilization, Avikanagar, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Small Ruminants, 2018, 24, 2, pp 243-247
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The aims of the current study were to identify the causes of preweaning piglet mortality and investigate the effect of season and parity on the proportions of mortality causes. The study was conducted in nine herds over a one-year period, and dead piglets were collected for necropsy once during...

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Rangstrup-Christensen, L.; Schild, S. L. A.; Pedersen, L. J.; Sørensen, J. T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 2018, 118, pp 171-180
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Tenbergen, R.; Metzger, E.
Publisher
London Swine Conference, London, Canada
Citation
Proceedings of the 18th London Swine Conference, 27 - 28 March 2018, London, Ontario, Canada, 2018, pp 89-101
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Post-weaning, pasture-based systems can provide a cost effective method of rearing heifer calves. To improve efficiency of such systems, pre-weaning nutrition must promote good performance at pasture. The aim of this experiment was to investigate the effect of different milk replacer (MR) feeding...

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Barry, J.; Bokkers, E. A. M.; Murphy, J. P.; Kennedy, E.
Publisher
Teagasc, Animal & Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, Fermoy, Irish Republic
Citation
Sustainable meat and milk production from grasslands. Proceedings of the 27th General Meeting of the European Grassland Federation, Cork, Ireland, 17-21 June 2018, 2018, pp 425-427
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The present study was conducted with the objective to find out the comparative growth performance of beef crossbred calves. The data of growth performance traits were collected on the calves born during the year 2006 through year 2011. The data were analyzed using computer software SPSS (19.0). The ...

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Khan, M. A.; Mirza, R. H.; Akhtar, M.; Mubeen, M.; Shakeel, M.; Irfan, M.
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Scientists Forum, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
JAPS, Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 2019, 29, 2, pp 396-401
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The data on 6772 growth records of Sirohi goats maintained at All India Coordinated Research Project on Sirohi goat at Livestock Research Station, Vallabhnagar, Udaipur, India, and recorded between 2004 and 2016, were analysed to study the growth related traits and their genetic control. The...

Author(s)
Gautam, L.; Nagda, R. A. K.; Waiz, H. A.
Publisher
Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Applied Animal Science, 2019, 9, 1, pp 115-124
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The characterization of genetic resources is an important activity because it provides knowledge for designing appropriate strategies for the use of these and establishes comparisons with other populations. The objective of the present study was to document how the weight of heifers at 15 months of ...

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Holgado, F.; Fernández, J. L.; Ortega, M. F.
Publisher
Red CONBIAND, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Actas Iberoamericanas de Conservación Animal, 2017, 10, pp 57-62
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Objective: To investigate the reproductive performance and milk quality to nutrition pre-pubertal plane in Kurdish female kids. Methods: Forty Kurdish female kids [aged (28.0±6.6) d and weighted (7.56±1.10) kg] were assigned randomly in pre-weaning period to one of two practical diets: low quality...

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Menatian, S.; Nemati, M.; Rashnavadi, M.; Salimi, A.; Taheri, M. R.; Yasemi, F.
Publisher
Hainan Medical University, Haikou, China
Citation
Asian Pacific Journal of Reproduction, 2017, 6, 4, pp 172-175
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The objective of the present study was to quantify the impact of the systematic environmental effects of both birth and rearing type on pre-weaning lamb live weight, and to evaluate the repercussions of inaccurate recording of birth and rearing type on subsequent genetic evaluations. A total of...

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McHugh, N.; Pabiou, T.; McDermott, K.; Wall, E.; Berry, D. P.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Translational Animal Science, 2017, 1, 2, pp 137-145
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The aim of this study was to determine the influence of age of dam (AD), type of birth (TB) and age of the lamb (AL) on growth measured in terms of body weight (BW) and average daily gain (ADG) in intermediate stages between birth and weaning of the Pelibuey lambs. Twenty-two Pelibuey ewes...

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Oliva-Hernández, J.; García-Osorio, I. del C.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 2016, 48, 3, pp 293-298

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