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The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of non-genetic factors on the characteristics of pre-weaning growth in sheep under tropical conditions. The sex of the lamb, the type of birth (single, multiple) and parity number on the birth weight, weaning weight and preweaning daily gain of ...

Author(s)
Cuello Estrada, M. A.; Moreno Torres, J. D.; Aguilar Aguilar, F. A.; Baracaldo Martínez, A.; Atuesta-Bustos, J. E.
Publisher
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
Citation
Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Perú (RIVEP), 2019, 30, 1, pp 231-239
Abstract

The objective of the study was to determine pre-weaning performance of piglets born following artificial insemination (AI) at smallholder farms of Gauteng province. Data from 496 piglets originating from 73 multiparous crossbred sows were used in the study. Litter size, number of piglets born...

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Matabane, M. B.; Nephawe, K. A.; Thomas, R. S.; Maqhashu, A.; Ramukhithi, F. V.; Netshirovha, T. R.; Ng'ambi, J. W.; Tsatsimpe, M.; Nedambale, T. L.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Science (Toronto), 2018, 10, 4, pp 18-23
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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
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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
Abstract

The study was carried out on 459 pre-weaning piglets obtained from 70 sows belonging to indigenous pigs (Zovawk) over a period of four years from 2010 to 2014 at Instructional Livestock Farm of CVSc & AH, CAU, Aizawl, Mizoram. The year was divided into four seasons viz., S1 (December to...

Author(s)
Prasanta Saikia; Rajesh, J. B.; Hmar, L.; Zosangpuii; Lalliankimi, H.; Lalthazuali
Publisher
Indian Veterinary Association, Chennai, India
Citation
Indian Veterinary Journal, 2016, 93, 8, pp 11-14
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Capellari, A.; Rébak, G. I.; Patiño, E. M.; Obregón, J. B.; Navarro Krilich, L. M.; Velázquez, R. A.; Schultz, M. E.
Publisher
Asociación Argentina de Producción Animal, Balcarce, Argentina
Citation
Revista Argentina de Producción Animal, 2016, 36, Suplemento 1, pp 104
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The growth performance of hybrid piglets was studied during the suckling period. The piglets came from 21 litters, born by French hybrid sows (Y), ((Tai Zumu × Landrace) × Large White) inseminated by five terminal boars imported from France (D), (Large White × Pietrain). The following...

Author(s)
Zapryanova, I.
Publisher
Academic Publishing House of the Agricultural University, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Citation
Agrarni Nauki, 2014, 6, 16, pp 95-100
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The study was carried out in three communities namely, Pekyi, Kokpong and Cheyohi in the Tolon Kumbungu District (TKD) to assess the growth performance of lambs kept under the traditional system of production. The parameters studied were birth weight, pre-weaning weight gain, ewe weight at birth,...

Author(s)
Naandam, J.; Amoah-Otchere, K.
Publisher
ISSR Innovative Space of Scientific Research Journals, Rabat-Chellah, Morocco
Citation
International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies, 2014, 5, 1, pp 43-48
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Data on 3,564 Buchi sheep (55 males and 1,296 females; from 1986 to 2010) maintained at Livestock Experiment Station Jugaitpir District Bahawlpur Punjab, Pakistan were analyzed to assess preweaning growth traits and their genetic control. Means±SE were 2.84±0.009 kg for birth weight, 7.64±0.014 kg...

Author(s)
Akhtar, M.; Javed, K.; Abdullah, M.
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Scientists Forum, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
JAPS, Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 2014, 24, 3, pp 693-699
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The objective of this work was to evaluate the effects of sex of lamb (SL: male, female), type of birth (TB: single, twin), age of dam (AD: 2 to 7 years and older), farm (F: 10 units), and sire nested within farm, as well as first-order interactions that influence the variation of birth weight...

Author(s)
Ramirez-Tello, J. A.; Torres-Hernández, G.; Cruz-Colín, L. de la; Ochoa-Cordero, M. A.; Suárez-Espinosa, J.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2013, 4, 1, pp 117-125

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