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For 1736 Nellore calves in Brazil, body weight at birth and weaning averaged 29.10±0.31 and 154.0±2.4 kg resp. Herd, sire within herd, sex of calf, the contemporary group effect (based on season and year of calving, and management) and age of dam all had a highly significant effect on birth weight, ...

Author(s)
Cardellino, R. A.; Castro, L. F. S.
Citation
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Zootecnia, 1987, 16, 1, pp 14-27
Abstract

For 3535 zebu calves in 4 herds in Cuba, birth weight averaged 29.3, 29.8, 31.1 and 29.9 kg, body weight at 3 months of age 78.8, 79.8, 86.0 and 101.8 kg, and body weight at 6 months 119.4, 121.8, 139.9 and 166.1 kg, the effect of herd being significant for all weights except birth weight in herd 1 ...

Author(s)
Rico, C.; Planas, T.; Menchaca, M.
Citation
Cuban Journal of Agricultural Science, 1984, 18, 3, pp 239-251
Abstract

For 974 ♂ and 883 ♀ Tabapuã calves from 46 sires and 937 dams, birth weight averaged 31.35±0.35 kg; it was significantly affected by sire and sex of calf, which accounted for 7.07 and 4.73% resp. of the variation in birth weight. Body weight at 90 days averaged 92.80±0.88 kg, and was significantly...

Author(s)
Ledic, I. L.; Torres, J. R.; Fonseca, C. G.; Pereira, C. S.; Bergmann, J. A. G.; Carneiro, G. C.
Citation
Memorias, Asociación Latinoamericana de Producción Animal, 1983, 18, pp 151
Abstract

Data on 974 ♂ and 883 ♀ Tabapuã calves from 46 sires and 937 dams were analysed. Daily gains from birth to 90 and 205 days and from 90 to 205 days of age averaged 690±1.0, 670±1.0 and 640±1 g resp., and were significantly affected by sire (accounting for 3.49, 3.78 and 3.20% resp. of the total...

Author(s)
Ledic, I. L.; Torres, J. R.; Carneiro, G. G.; Bergmann, J. A. G.; Pereira, C. S.; Fonseca, C. G.
Citation
Memorias, Asociación Latinoamericana de Producción Animal, 1983, 18, pp 152
Abstract

Duroc, Yorkshire and Duroc × Yorkshire pigs (1328 litters in 7 generations) were typed for 11 blood groups systems. Segregation ratios for blood group genotypes were not generally significantly different from expected ratios in either sex; for the H system, however, the ratio of...

Author(s)
Huang, M.-Y.
Citation
Dissertation Abstracts International, B (Sciences and Engineering), 1983, 43, 9, pp 2799-2780