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The growth performance and the effect of genotype, age of dam, sex, type of birth, weight at birth and amount of milk suckled by Hamdani, Karakul and Morkaraman lambs (n=94) on their body weight during the suckling period were investigated. Birth weight of Hamdani, Karakul and Morkaraman lambs were ...

Author(s)
Kucuk, M.
Publisher
Indian Veterinary Association, Chennai, India
Citation
Indian Veterinary Journal, 2004, 81, 2, pp 172-175
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

Using preweaning records of 3822 calves from 11 herds in Victoria, Australia, mean male and female growth rates and corresponding sex differences were calculated for each dam age and herd-year class. From these means, simple regression equations relating sex differences and growth rates were...

Author(s)
Hopkins, I. R.
Citation
Animal Production, 1977, 25, 1, pp 47-51
Abstract

1483 birth and 1209 weaning records of Dorper lambs in a commercial flock were used to investigate the effects of environmental factors on birth and weaning weights and on preweaning growth and survival. Preweaning survival was relatively high (0.91) and largely independent of known sources of...

Author(s)
Cloete, S. W. P.; Villiers, T. T. de
Citation
South African Journal of Animal Science, 1987, 17, 3, pp 121-127
Abstract

Preweaning data on 2856 calves covering a 14-yr period in 3 breed groups of range beef cattle were analysed for birth weight, weaning weight and preweaning av. daily gain. The cattle were Hereford, Beef Synthetic (BS; a closed population with approx. 37% Aberdeen-Angus (AA), 34% Charolais, 21%...

Author(s)
Ahunu, B.; Makarechian, M.
Citation
Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 1986, 66, 2, pp 381-388
Abstract

For 371 Red Brahman ♂ and ♀ calves in Costa Rica, weaning weight (at 275 days of age) averaged 265.10±1.95 and 237.06±2.29 kg resp., and gain per day of age 965.24±7.07 and 863.38±8.32 g (both P<0.05). Both weaning weight and gain per day of age were significantly affected by season of birth...

Author(s)
Camacho S., J.; Arroyo G., R.; Saenz Ch., C.; Eduarte, E.
Citation
Ciencias Veterinarias, Costa Rica, 1986, 8, 2-3, pp 65-68
Abstract

Data on 3800 Charolais calves were analysed. Birth weight averaged 34.32 kg, and was significantly affected by sex (34.73 kg for ♂♂ vs. 33.92 kg for ♀♀), year, herd, season and age of dam. Body weight at 3 months averaged 96.75 kg, and was significantly affected by all the above factors; it...

Author(s)
Rodríguez, N.; Menéndez, A.; Domínguez, A.
Citation
Revista Cubana de Reproducción Animal, 1985, 11, 1, pp 37-49
Abstract

Data on 1842 German Mutton Merino lambs, born in Chile in 1977-81, were analysed. Body weight at birth averaged 4.36±0.02 kg, weaning weight 22.10±0.10 kg and daily preweaning gain 203.97±1.37 g. Birth weight and preweaning gains were significantly affected by type of birth (single or twin), which...

Author(s)
Readi, C. G. A.
Citation
Avances en Producción Animal, 1984, 9, 1-2, pp 200
Abstract

For 3535 zebu calves in 4 herds in Cuba, birth weight averaged 29.3, 29.8, 31.1 and 29.9 kg, body weight at 3 months of age 78.8, 79.8, 86.0 and 101.8 kg, and body weight at 6 months 119.4, 121.8, 139.9 and 166.1 kg, the effect of herd being significant for all weights except birth weight in herd 1 ...

Author(s)
Rico, C.; Planas, T.; Menchaca, M.
Citation
Cuban Journal of Agricultural Science, 1984, 18, 3, pp 239-251
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

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