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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 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

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 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 on 23 litters from Large White (LW) × (LW × Landrace) gilts and 33 litters from 11 LW × Landrace sows in Spain were analysed. Females were mated with a Dutch Landrace (DL) or a Piétrain × Duroc boar. There were significant differences between gilts and sows in average birth weight of female...

Author(s)
Daza, A.; Evangelista, J. N. B.; Gutiérrez Barquín, M. G.
Citation
ITEA Producción Animal, 1997, 93, 2, pp 119-129
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For 484 Polwarth ewes, lambing in 1979-92, gestation length averaged 148.5 days. Of lambs born, 258 were male and 226 female, and 102 lambings resulted in the birth of twins. The birth weight of 492 lambs averaged 2.74 kg and was significantly affected by sex of lamb, litter size, parity and year...

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Lanzoni, N. A.; Queiroz, S. A.; Albuquerque, L. G.; Garcia Sobrinho, A.; Andrade, A. F.
Citation
Ars Veterinaria, 1996, 12, 2, pp 178-187
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
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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

Data on 3337 piglets were analysed. Body weight at birth averaged 1.24 and 1.20 kg in ♂♂ and ♀♀ resp. At birth, ♂♂ averaged 38 g heavier than ♀♀, and at weaning ♀♀ were 450 g heavier than ♂♂. Year of birth and parity significantly affected body weight at all ages; the effect of season of birth was...

Author(s)
Chhabra, A. K.; Bhatia, S. S.; Sharma, N. K.
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 1989, 59, 2, pp 300-302

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