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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

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
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 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
Abstract

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...

Author(s)
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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