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Data on 21 611 Piedmont ×(Chianina × German Simmental [GS]), Chianina × (Charolais × GS), Chianina × (Limousin × GS), Chianina, Charolais × GS, Limousin ×(Chianina × GS), (Chianina × GS) × (Charolais × GS), Piedmont × (Limousin × GS) and GS calves, born in 1980-87, were analysed. Birth weight of ♂...

Author(s)
Neumann, W.; Martin, J.; Weiher, O.; Baumgartl, M.; Kloss, H.; Hildebrandt, E.
Citation
Archiv für Tierzucht, 1990, 33, 3, pp 237-244
Abstract

Calving and weaning rates, birth weight, ease of calving, and 24-h calf survival were evaluated in a 4-breed diallel of Simmental, Limousin, Polled Hereford (PH) and Brahman cattle in 5 calf crops. Limousin dams tended to have the highest calving and weaning rates because they produced heavier...

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Comerford, J. W.; Bertrand, J. K.; Benyshek, L. L.; Johnson, M. H.
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 1987, 64, 1, pp 65-76
Abstract

Gestation length, birth weight, dystocia incidence, calf mortality, preweaning growth and 200-day weight were studied in 2368 calves from Hereford and Aberdeen-Angus (AA) cows and sired by Hereford, AA, Jersey, South Devon (SD), Limousin, Charolais and Simmental bulls. Charolais and Simmental...

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Smith, G. M.; Laster, D. B.; Gregory, K. E.
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 1976, 43, 1, pp 27-36