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The productivity of the Turkana camel breed in its arid environment was investigated over 4.4 years using an initial experimental herd of 22 camels managed under the traditional pastoral management system. Mature males were always heavier than females, while the weights of the dams were highly...

Author(s)
Njanja, J. C.; Oba, G.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Outlook on Agriculture, 2011, 40, 3, pp 273-279
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

As a second phase of a long-range animal genetic improvement project that research the combining ability of the Senepol cattle breed in both selection and breeding plans with crossbred Bos taurus dairy cows in Zulia state, Venezuela, a total of 185 Senepol-sired calves born between 2000 and 2001...

Author(s)
Isea V., W.; Román B., R.; Villasmil O., Y.; Aranguren M., J. A.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Citation
Revista Cientifica, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad del Zulia, 2003, 13, 2, pp 130-138
Abstract

Birth weight increased with increasing parity number to the 5th in dams in the subhumid zone (SH, 1.89 kg) and to the 6th in dams in the humid zone (H, 1.71 kg) dams. Season did not significantly affect birth weight in either zone. Birth type (single vs. twins) had the greatest influence on birth...

Author(s)
London, J. C.; Weniger, J. H.
Citation
Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 1995, 112, 5-6, pp 431-453
Abstract

For 974 ♂ and 883 ♀ Tabapuã calves from 46 sires and 937 dams, birth weight averaged 31.35±0.35 kg; it was significantly affected by sire and sex of calf, which accounted for 7.07 and 4.73% resp. of the variation in birth weight. Body weight at 90 days averaged 92.80±0.88 kg, and was significantly...

Author(s)
Ledic, I. L.; Torres, J. R.; Fonseca, C. G.; Pereira, C. S.; Bergmann, J. A. G.; Carneiro, G. C.
Citation
Memorias, Asociación Latinoamericana de Producción Animal, 1983, 18, pp 151
Abstract

Data on 974 ♂ and 883 ♀ Tabapuã calves from 46 sires and 937 dams were analysed. Daily gains from birth to 90 and 205 days and from 90 to 205 days of age averaged 690±1.0, 670±1.0 and 640±1 g resp., and were significantly affected by sire (accounting for 3.49, 3.78 and 3.20% resp. of the total...

Author(s)
Ledic, I. L.; Torres, J. R.; Carneiro, G. G.; Bergmann, J. A. G.; Pereira, C. S.; Fonseca, C. G.
Citation
Memorias, Asociación Latinoamericana de Producción Animal, 1983, 18, pp 152
Abstract

For 1842 German Mutton Merino lambs in Chile, birth weight averaged 4.36±0.02 kg, weaning weight 22.10±0.10 kg and daily preweaning gain 203.17±1.37 g. Birth weight and preweaning daily gain were significantly affected by year, sex, birth type (twin or single) and age of dam, which accounted for...

Author(s)
Awad R., C.; Pérez M., P.; Rodríguez S., D.; García F., X.; Claro M., D.; Crempien L., C.
Citation
Memorias, Asociación Latinoamericana de Producción Animal, 1983, 18, pp 171
Abstract

For 644 Brahman calves, sired by 23 bulls and on pasture in Costa Rica, body weight at weaning averaged 232.6±29.6 kg. Weaning weight was significantly affected by year and month of weaning, sire and sex (22 kg higher in ♂♂ than in ♀♀ and 9.9 kg higher in the dry than in the rainy season). Daily...

Author(s)
Camacho, J.; Bolaños, H.; Arroyo, R.; Ortíz, F.
Citation
Memorias, Asociación Latinoamericana de Producción Animal, 1983, 18, pp 165

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