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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.
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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 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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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
Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate the influences of environmental factors on birth weight (Bwt), weaning weight (Wwt) and daily weight gain (DWG) of Arsi-Bale goats at the Adami Tulu Agricultural Research Centre. A total of 472 and 353 records of Bwt and Wwt, respectively, were used for this ...

Author(s)
Hailu Dadi; Mieso Guru; Lemma Fixa; Dadi Gelashe; Tadele Mirkena; Nigatu Alemayhu
Publisher
Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
Citation
African Journal of Livestock Extension, 2004, 3, pp 23-27

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