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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
Abstract

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
Abstract

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
Abstract

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
Abstract

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
Abstract

Non-genetic sources of variation were investigated for preweaning performance of Creole goats of Guadeloupe using 6375 individual records collected from 1980 to 1994. The analysed sources of variation were litter size, sex, lactation number, year and season of kiddings. Age at first kidding...

Author(s)
Alexandre, G.; Aumont, G.; Mainaud, J. C.; Fleury, J.; Naves, M.
Citation
Small Ruminant Research, 1999, 34, 2, pp 155-160
Abstract

Data were obtained over a 10-yr period for 3 Polish Lowland flocks comprising 10 613 ewes and 14 277 lambs. Lambing rate was 134.5. The number of lambs dying before weaning was 1776. Type of birth of the ewe had no significant effect on preweaning survival of the offspring on 2 farms, but had a...

Author(s)
Lipecka, C.; Szymanowska, A.; Pięta, M.
Citation
Roczniki Nauk Rolniczych. Seria B, Zootechnicza, 1991, 106, 1-2, pp 121-126
Abstract

Data on 35 Black Bengal, 75 Jamnapari × Black Bengal and 74 Beetal × Black Bengal kids were analysed. The survival rate from birth to 15 days of age was 77.5, 86.5 and 84.2% in Jamnapari × Black Bengal, Black Bengal and Beetal × Black Bengal goats resp. Females had a significantly higher survival...

Author(s)
Singh, D. K.; Mishra, H. R.; Deb, A. R.; Singh, L. B.
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 1990, 60, 8, pp 998-1001
Abstract

Data on 379 Black Bengal, 568 Jamnapari × Black Bengal and 296 Beetal × Black Bengal kids born in 1981-86 were analysed to study the influence of genetic group, sex, season of birth, type of birth, birth weight, dam's weight at kidding, filial generation and parity of dam (as covariate) on...

Author(s)
Singh, D. K.; Mishra, H. R.; Singh, C. S. P.
Citation
Animal Production, 1990, 51, 3, pp 559-564
Abstract

3500 records of reproduction in a 7-yr period of Awassi sheep managed semi-intensively at the Kraim Research Centre were analysed. Pregnancy duration averaged 151.7±2.17 days, and was not significantly affected by litter size, although it was slightly longer in ewes carrying single lambs than in...

Author(s)
Kassem, R.; Owen, J. B.; Fadel, I.; Juha, H.; Whitaker, C. J.
Citation
Research and Development in Agriculture, 1989, 6, 3, pp 161-168

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