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The objective of the study was to determine pre-weaning performance of piglets born following artificial insemination (AI) at smallholder farms of Gauteng province. Data from 496 piglets originating from 73 multiparous crossbred sows were used in the study. Litter size, number of piglets born...

Author(s)
Matabane, M. B.; Nephawe, K. A.; Thomas, R. S.; Maqhashu, A.; Ramukhithi, F. V.; Netshirovha, T. R.; Ng'ambi, J. W.; Tsatsimpe, M.; Nedambale, T. L.
Publisher
Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Journal of Agricultural Science (Toronto), 2018, 10, 4, pp 18-23
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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
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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

The study was carried out on 459 pre-weaning piglets obtained from 70 sows belonging to indigenous pigs (Zovawk) over a period of four years from 2010 to 2014 at Instructional Livestock Farm of CVSc & AH, CAU, Aizawl, Mizoram. The year was divided into four seasons viz., S1 (December to...

Author(s)
Prasanta Saikia; Rajesh, J. B.; Hmar, L.; Zosangpuii; Lalliankimi, H.; Lalthazuali
Publisher
Indian Veterinary Association, Chennai, India
Citation
Indian Veterinary Journal, 2016, 93, 8, pp 11-14
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The information on pre-weaning lamb mortality of Nellore Sheep was calculated from the available records and analyzed on the basis of season, month, sex and type of body system involved in diseased conditions. The results indicated that during the study period 1752 births and 110 deaths were...

Author(s)
Ekambaram, B.; Rajesh, M. M.; Kumar, C. V.
Publisher
Indian Society of Animal Production and Management, Karnal, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Production and Management, 2015, 31, 1/2, pp unpaginated
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The growth performance of hybrid piglets was studied during the suckling period. The piglets came from 21 litters, born by French hybrid sows (Y), ((Tai Zumu × Landrace) × Large White) inseminated by five terminal boars imported from France (D), (Large White × Pietrain). The following...

Author(s)
Zapryanova, I.
Publisher
Academic Publishing House of the Agricultural University, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Citation
Agrarni Nauki, 2014, 6, 16, pp 95-100
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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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Data on 3,564 Buchi sheep (55 males and 1,296 females; from 1986 to 2010) maintained at Livestock Experiment Station Jugaitpir District Bahawlpur Punjab, Pakistan were analyzed to assess preweaning growth traits and their genetic control. Means±SE were 2.84±0.009 kg for birth weight, 7.64±0.014 kg...

Author(s)
Akhtar, M.; Javed, K.; Abdullah, M.
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Scientists Forum, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
JAPS, Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 2014, 24, 3, pp 693-699
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The present investigation was carried out to study the influences of environmental factors on the preweaning growth traits in Buchi sheep maintained at the Livestock Experiment Station Jugaitpir, Pakistan. The data were collected from 1986 to 2010. Means±SE were 2.84±0.009 kg for birth weight,...

Author(s)
Akhtar, M.; Javed, K.; Abdullah, M.; Ahmad, N.; Elzo, M. A.
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Scientists Forum, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
JAPS, Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 2012, 22, 3, pp 529-536
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The productivity of the Turkana camel breed in its arid environment was investigated over 4.4 years using an initial experimental herd of 22 camels managed under the traditional pastoral management system. Mature males were always heavier than females, while the weights of the dams were highly...

Author(s)
Njanja, J. C.; Oba, G.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Outlook on Agriculture, 2011, 40, 3, pp 273-279

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