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Data on 842 Guzerá calves, sired by 22 bulls and born in Brazil in 1979-84, were analysed. Birth weight, body weight at 8 months (weaning), daily gain to weaning, body weight at 12 months and daily gain to 12 months averaged 28.07, 152.33, 0.51, 186.85 and 0.43 kg respectively, the average annual...

Author(s)
Oliveira, J. A. de; Lôbo, R. B.; Oliveira, H. N. de
Citation
Pesquisa Agropecuária Brasileira, 1995, 30, 11, pp 1355-1360
Abstract

Data on 418 female and 422 male Canchins born between 1958 and 1973 and sired by 18 bulls were analysed. Overall mean birth weight was 35.7 plus or minus 0.2 kg, and the coefficient of variation was 17.2%. Mean weaning weight was 228 plus or minus 2 kg for males and 205 plus or minus 2 kg for...

Author(s)
Oliveira, J. A. de; Duarte, F. A. M.; Lobo, R. B.; Bezerra, L. A. F.
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Genetica, 1982, 5, 1, pp 131-145