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The present investigation was carried out to study the influences of environmental factors on the preweaning growth traits in Buchi sheep maintained at the Livestock Experiment Station Jugaitpir, Pakistan. The data were collected from 1986 to 2010. Means±SE were 2.84±0.009 kg for birth weight,...

Author(s)
Akhtar, M.; Javed, K.; Abdullah, M.; Ahmad, N.; Elzo, M. A.
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Scientists Forum, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
JAPS, Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 2012, 22, 3, pp 529-536
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to assess the preweaning and postweaning growth performances of Djallonké lambs. 1655 Djallonké lambs, reared between 2000 and 2005 at the Sheep Improvement Centre of Bétécoucou (CSO), were analysed using the GLM procedure. Results revealed that the mean estimate of...

Author(s)
Senou, M.; Tobada, P.; Dahouda, M.; Adandédjan, C.; Aboki, V.; Alimy, S.; Tondji, P. M.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2009, 21, 6, pp 81
Abstract

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

Performance data on Hissardale sheep maintained at Livestock Experiment Station, Jahangirabad, district Khanewal, during 1978-95 were analysed using Harvey's Mixed Model Least Squares and Maximum Likelihood computer programmes. The objective was to evaluate the pre-weaning growth performance of...

Author(s)
Akhtar, P.; Ahmad, Z.; Mohiuddin, G.; Ali, S.; Javed, K.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Veterinary Journal, 2001, 21, 1, pp 17-21
Abstract

For 15 515 Nelore and Charolais × Nelore calves in 2 herds in Brazil, birth weight averaged 32.02 and 30.12 kg respectively, and for 14 481 calves of the 2 types, body weight at weaning averaged 207.32 and 192.75 kg respectively and daily preweaning gain 650 and 604 g. All traits were significantly ...

Author(s)
Alencar, M. M. de; Trematore, R. L.; Leite Oliveira, J. de A.; Almeida, M. A. de
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia, 1998, 27, 1, pp 40-46
Abstract

For 695 Caracu and Caracu × Charolais calves (with 50, 75 or 87.5% Caracu inheritance) and Charolais and Charolais × Caracu calves (with 50, 75 or 87.5 Charolais inheritance) born in Brazil in 1981-95, birth weight averaged 29.2, 32.2, 31.6, 33.6, 33.3, 32.4, 34.8 and 33.9 kg respectively. For 595...

Author(s)
Perotto, D.; Cubas, A. C.; Moletta, J. L.; Lesskiu, C.
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia, 1998, 27, 4, pp 730-737
Abstract

264 Pelibuey lambs in Cuba were weighed on 13 occasions between birth and 90 days of age. Birth weight averaged 4.02 for single-born lambs vs. 3.66 kg for twin-born lambs and 3.89 kg for males vs. 3.73 kg for females, and the corresponding daily gain was 254.44 vs. 197.4 g and 206.05 vs. 197.3 g (...

Author(s)
González, E.; Castellanos, M.; Cáceres, O.
Citation
Pastos y Forrajes, 1998, 21, 3, pp 271-275
Abstract

Data on 23 litters from Large White (LW) × (LW × Landrace) gilts and 33 litters from 11 LW × Landrace sows in Spain were analysed. Females were mated with a Dutch Landrace (DL) or a Piétrain × Duroc boar. There were significant differences between gilts and sows in average birth weight of female...

Author(s)
Daza, A.; Evangelista, J. N. B.; Gutiérrez Barquín, M. G.
Citation
ITEA Producción Animal, 1997, 93, 2, pp 119-129
Abstract

For 484 Polwarth ewes, lambing in 1979-92, gestation length averaged 148.5 days. Of lambs born, 258 were male and 226 female, and 102 lambings resulted in the birth of twins. The birth weight of 492 lambs averaged 2.74 kg and was significantly affected by sex of lamb, litter size, parity and year...

Author(s)
Lanzoni, N. A.; Queiroz, S. A.; Albuquerque, L. G.; Garcia Sobrinho, A.; Andrade, A. F.
Citation
Ars Veterinaria, 1996, 12, 2, pp 178-187
Abstract

From birth to weaning, 114 calves from primiparous Nelore × Devon cows were grazed on native pasture at a stocking rate of 0.7, 0.8 or 0.9 cow equivalents (400 kg body weight) per hectare. Calf birth weight averaged 29 kg, and was significantly affected by the sex of calf × age of dam interaction,...

Author(s)
Gottschall, C. S.; Lobato, J. F. P.
Citation
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Zootecnia, 1996, 25, 1, pp 36-45

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