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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

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

The growth curve from birth to weaning was estimated using data on 35 Retinta calves sired by selected bulls and 1142 calves in 10 commercial herds. The growth curve was significantly affected by herd, parity of dam, season of calving and sex of calf, but not by type of birth (single or twin) or...

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Molina, A.; Serrano, M. I.; Burgos, A.; Jiménez, J. M.; Saldo, F. M.; Cabeza de Vaca, F.; Espárrago, E.; Rodero, A.
Citation
Archivos de Zootecnia, 1992, 41, 154, pp 543-548
Abstract

For 1736 Nellore calves in Brazil, body weight at birth and weaning averaged 29.10±0.31 and 154.0±2.4 kg resp. Herd, sire within herd, sex of calf, the contemporary group effect (based on season and year of calving, and management) and age of dam all had a highly significant effect on birth weight, ...

Author(s)
Cardellino, R. A.; Castro, L. F. S.
Citation
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Zootecnia, 1987, 16, 1, pp 14-27

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