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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
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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 primary concern of this study is to explore the effects of season change on the production and reproduction performance of Kambing Kacang in North Middle Timor regency. Survey method, including observation and direct measurement of the livestock, and interview method was used for the purpose of ...

Author(s)
Maylinda, S.; Sarah, O. L.; Busono, W.
Publisher
Agricultural Research Communication Centre, Karnal, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Research, 2018, 52, 8, pp 1227-1231
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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
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A total of 675 records each on birth weight, birth type and pre-weaning survivability of West African Dwarf (WAD) goats kept on natural pasture over a period of 9 years were assessed to determine the effects of environmental factors on them. The overall mean birth weight was 1.20±0.01 kg. Birth...

Author(s)
Hagan, B. A.; Nyameasem, J. K.; Asafu-Adjaye, A.; Duncan, J. L.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2014, 26, 1, pp Article 13
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The present study was carried out to evaluate the effect of various non-genetic factors on live weights at different ages (at birth, 30, 60, 90, and 120 d of age), and on average daily gains (from birth to 30, 60, 90, and 120 d) of Ettawah Grade kids. Data from 314 records kids at the national...

Author(s)
Sodiq, A.
Publisher
Faculty of Animal Science, Bogor Agricultural University, Bogor, Indonesia
Citation
Media Peternakan, 2012, 35, 1, pp 21-27
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A longitudinal study was conducted, from October 2008 to April 2009, on 188 kids born from flocks of 50 randomly selected households in Aneno and Edokontola villages in Adamitulu Jedokombolcha district, mid rift valley, Ethiopia. The aim of the study was to estimate pre-weaning mortality, identify...

Author(s)
Alula Petros; Kassaye Aragaw; Berhanu Shilima
Publisher
Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health, 2014, 6, 1, pp 1-6
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The aim of this study was to investigate piglet preweaning survival and its relationship with a total merit index (TMI) used for selection of Large White terminal boars for dry-cured ham production. Data on 13,924 crossbred piglets (1,347 litters), originated by 189 Large White boars and 328 Large...

Author(s)
Cecchinato, A.; Bonfatti, V.; Gallo, L.; Carnier, P.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2008, 86, 10, pp 2486-2495
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Goats native to Kerala, Malabari breed and its improvement Alpine × Malabari appear to be unsuitable to be meat genotype capable of contributing to meat goat industry which has huge scope and potential in Kerala State. Present study tested the viability and fitness traits of Alpine × Malabari (AM)...

Author(s)
Jeeva, L.; Nandakumar, P.; Remya, R.
Publisher
Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai, India
Citation
Tamilnadu Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 2011, 7, 5, pp 234-238
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The study was conducted in Anano Shisho and Edogojola of Adami Tulu Jido Kombolcha district of East shawa zone during May 2009 to June 2010 to determine the effect of different factors on mortality rate of Arsi-Bale goats' kids. Purposive and simple random sampling was employed as sampling...

Author(s)
Girma Debele; Misgana Duguma; Feyisa Hundessa
Publisher
IDOSI Publications, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Global Veterinaria, 2011, 6, 1, pp 56-60

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