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A study was conducted to analyse the effect of sex, season, type, parity and year of kidding on birth weight and weaning weight of Barbari goat. The average birth weight of male kids was 4.17% higher than female kids. However, the average weaning weight of female kids at 3 months was 2.28% higher...

Author(s)
Bharathidhasan, A.; Rita Narayanan; Gopu, P.; Subramanian, A.; Prabakaran, R.; Rajendran, R.
Publisher
Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai, India
Citation
Tamilnadu Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 2009, 5, 3, pp 99-103
Abstract

The purpose of this study was to assess the preweaning and postweaning growth performances of Djallonké lambs. 1655 Djallonké lambs, reared between 2000 and 2005 at the Sheep Improvement Centre of Bétécoucou (CSO), were analysed using the GLM procedure. Results revealed that the mean estimate of...

Author(s)
Senou, M.; Tobada, P.; Dahouda, M.; Adandédjan, C.; Aboki, V.; Alimy, S.; Tondji, P. M.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2009, 21, 6, pp 81
Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate piglet preweaning survival and its relationship with a total merit index (TMI) used for selection of Large White terminal boars for dry-cured ham production. Data on 13,924 crossbred piglets (1,347 litters), originated by 189 Large White boars and 328 Large...

Author(s)
Cecchinato, A.; Bonfatti, V.; Gallo, L.; Carnier, P.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2008, 86, 10, pp 2486-2495
Abstract

Goats native to Kerala, Malabari breed and its improvement Alpine × Malabari appear to be unsuitable to be meat genotype capable of contributing to meat goat industry which has huge scope and potential in Kerala State. Present study tested the viability and fitness traits of Alpine × Malabari (AM)...

Author(s)
Jeeva, L.; Nandakumar, P.; Remya, R.
Publisher
Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai, India
Citation
Tamilnadu Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 2011, 7, 5, pp 234-238
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

Effects of genetic and environmental factors on pre-weaning and post-weaning growth were studied in West African crossbred sheep. Effects of lamb genotype (7/8 Sahelian-1/8 Djallonké, 3/4 Sahelian-1/4 Djallonké and 1/2 Sahelian-1/2 Djallonké; hereafter denoted 7/8Sa, 3/4Sa and 1/2Sa, respectively), ...

Author(s)
Benyi, K.; Norris, D.; Karbo, N.; Kgomo, K. A.
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2006, 38, 7/8, pp 547-554
Abstract

Preweaning data on 466 kits from 109 litters, 280 kits from 78 litters and 261 kits from 74 litters at birth, 21 and 28 days of age, respectively, were collected over 3 years (1998-2001). The litters representing 8 genotypes, New Zealand White × New Zealand White (NZW × NZW), Chinchilla ×...

Author(s)
Chineke, C. A.
Publisher
Medwell Online, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 2006, 5, 7, pp 528-537
Abstract

Preweaning linear measurements in 280 and 261 kits from 78 and 74 litters at 21 and 28 days of age, respectively, collected over 3 years, were used in the study. Evaluation criteria included nose to shoulder length (NTS), shoulder to tail (STL), trunk length (TLK), heart girth (HGT), height at...

Author(s)
Chineke, C. A.
Publisher
Medwell Online, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 2006, 5, 3, pp 249-255
Abstract

This study was undertaken to investigate the preweaning and postweaning growth performance of the Jodpi strain of Nellore sheep. The preweaning and postweaning weekly body weights recorded on 713 Nellore-Jodpi lambs born from 2000-04 were utilized for this study. The overall mean birth weight was...

Author(s)
Rao, S. T. V.; Reddy, Y. R.
Publisher
Indian Veterinary Association, Chennai, India
Citation
Indian Veterinary Journal, 2006, 83, 9, pp 1027-1028
AbstractFull Text

Ninety-six sows (24 gilts and 72 sows) were selected at farrowing and the litters were allocated to one of four treatments: piglets weaned at 22 days of age and offered a simple creep feed from 9 days of age to weaning, piglets weaned at 29 days of age and offered a simple creep feed from 9 days of ...

Author(s)
Morrison, R.; Pluske, J.; Smits, R.; Henman, D.; Collins, C.
Publisher
Pork Cooperative Research Centre, Willaston, Australia
Citation
Creep feeding: weaning age interactions with creep feeding, 2008, pp i + 26 pp.

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