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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...

Author(s)
Pistoia, A.; Mele, M.; Serra, A.
Citation
Informatore Agrario, 1999, 55, 12, pp 57-60
Abstract

179 crossbreds with Chiana, Limousin, Marchigiana [Marche], Piemontese [Piedmont] and Charolais sires and Friesian dams were mated at 12-15 months of age, mainly with Piemontese bulls. For the 5 types resp., the percentage of stillbirths was 3.2, 10.3, 10.0, 28.9 and 16.6, and calf mortality up to...

Author(s)
Romita, A.; Gigli, S.; Borghese, A.; Giacomo, A. di; Mormile, M.; Esposito, C.
Publisher
Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague, Netherlands
Citation
Beef production from different dairy breeds and dairy beef crosses, 1982, pp 202-220