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The purpose of this research was to calculate the effect of several SNPs (single nucleotide polymorphisms) in candidate genes on ease of birth, ability to preweaning growth, muscle development at weaning and maternal attitude during suckling in 140 Limousin cows. It was shown that no SNP was with...

Valentini, A.
Accademia dei Georgofili, Firenze, Italy
Georgofili, 2010, 7, Supplemento 3, pp 139-142

In 1997 in Italy, there were almost 8000 breeding cows of the Limousin breed registered in the herdbook. For cows at 3 farms, age at 1st calving averaged 994 days, and calving interval 433 days. For 1522 calvings on these farms, single births numbered 1495, twin births 10, stillbirths 28, and calf...

Pistoia, A.; Mele, M.; Serra, A.
Informatore Agrario, 1999, 55, 12, pp 57-60