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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 ...

Cuello Estrada, M. A.; Moreno Torres, J. D.; Aguilar Aguilar, F. A.; Baracaldo Martínez, A.; Atuesta-Bustos, J. E.
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Perú (RIVEP), 2019, 30, 1, pp 231-239

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...

Alexandre, G.; Aumont, G.; Mainaud, J. C.; Fleury, J.; Naves, M.
Small Ruminant Research, 1999, 34, 2, pp 155-160