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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 ...

Author(s)
Holgado, F.; Fernández, J. L.; Ortega, M. F.
Publisher
Red CONBIAND, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Actas Iberoamericanas de Conservación Animal, 2017, 10, pp 57-62
Abstract

The objective of this study was to assess the growth performance of six cattle breed groups from birth to 18 month of age at Songa Research Station in Rwanda. Records of animals born between 1998 and 2008 were evaluated using nested ANOVA for effects of non-genetic factors on growth performance of...

Author(s)
Manzi, M.; Junga, J. O.; Ebong, C.; Mosi, R. O.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2012, 24, 4, pp Article 68
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

The aim of this study was to use a mixed model methodology in investigating and quantifying factors that affect preweaning and postweaning growth traits in Gudali and Wakwa beef cattle in the tropical highlands of Cameroon. Data were collected on preweaning and postweaning growth performance of...

Author(s)
Ebangi, A. L.; Erasmus, G. J.; Mbah, D. A.; Tawah, C. L.; Messine, O.
Publisher
CIRAD-EMVT (Département d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire du CIRAD), Cachan Cedex, France
Citation
Revue d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 2002, 55, 2, pp 149-156
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Author(s)
Avila M., G. A.; Solis R., J.; Ruiz F., A.
Publisher
Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Chapingo, Mexico
Citation
Revista Chapingo. Serie Zootecnia, 1995, 1, 1, pp 31-34
Abstract

Data on 221 calves from 164 Charolais × Friesian (group 1) and (Simmental × Friesian) × Charolais cows (group 2), mated with Simmental or Hereford bulls, were analysed. Average daily gain from birth to the end of the grazing period (at 187.1 days of age) was 2.4% higher for calves from cows in...

Author(s)
Čepon, M.
Citation
Zanost i Praksa u Poljoprivredi i Prehrambenoj Tehnologiji, 1994, 24, 1, pp 43-47
Abstract

Body weight at weaning of 1002 Ayrshire × Boran crossbred calves averaged 138 kg. The weaning weight of calves born in Aug.-Oct. and Nov.-Feb. was 20.2 and 1.0 kg respectively higher than average, and that of calves born in Mar.-May and June-July was 19.9 and 2.5 kg below the average weight. The...

Author(s)
Hagger, C.; Scheiwiller, N.; Streiff, T.
Citation
Agrarforschung, 1994, 1, 11/12, pp 477-479
Abstract

For Holstein heifers and bulls at Atatürk University, birth weight averaged 33.9 and 35.9 kg respectively, weaning weight 46.2 and 48.9 kg and body weight at 6 months 112.7 and 118.2 kg, the differences between the sexes being non-significant. There were highly significant regressions of body...

Author(s)
Akbulut, Ö.; Tüzemen, N.; Aydin, R.
Citation
Doğa, Türk Veterinerlik ve Hayvancılık Dergisi, 1993, 17, 3, pp 193-200
Abstract

Data on 1170 crossbred criollo calves with 50-75% of Brahman, Charolais or Simmental breeding were analysed. Preweaning mortality ranged from 10.0 to 17.8%, and 29% of deaths occurred from 91 days of age to weaning. Although the differences between the breed types were not significant, calves with...

Author(s)
Martínez, A.; Gabaldón, L.
Publisher
Universidad Nacional Experimental del Tachira, San Cristobal, Venezuela
Citation
VI Congreso Venezolano de Zootecnia - 20 al 24 de Noviembre de 1990, San Cristobal, Venezuela, 1990, pp GR-16
Abstract

Data on body weights were collected from Korean Black (KB), Brahman and Santa Gertrudis (SG) cattle and their crossbreds during 1974-85. Breed and sex significantly affected body weight, withers height, body length and chest girth at birth and at 3 and 6 months of age. Year of birth significantly...

Author(s)
Kim, D. C.; Kim, J. K.; Lee, H. S.; Paik, Y. K.
Citation
Korean Journal of Animal Sciences, 1987, 29, 2, pp 59-71

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