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Abstract

For 1112 Polwarth and 380 Corriedale lambs born in Brazil in 1979-87, birth weight averaged 3.54 and 3.79 kg respectively for males and 3.35 and 3.49 kg for females, the differences between the breeds and sexes being significant. Birth weight was significantly affected by year of birth and age of...

Author(s)
Roda, D. S.; Santos, L. E. dos; Cunha, E. A. da
Publisher
Departmento da Producao Animal, Secretaria da Agricultura, Industria e Comercio, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Boletim de Indústria Animal, 1995, 52, 1, pp 67-70
Abstract

For 1736 Nellore calves in Brazil, body weight at birth and weaning averaged 29.10±0.31 and 154.0±2.4 kg resp. Herd, sire within herd, sex of calf, the contemporary group effect (based on season and year of calving, and management) and age of dam all had a highly significant effect on birth weight, ...

Author(s)
Cardellino, R. A.; Castro, L. F. S.
Citation
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Zootecnia, 1987, 16, 1, pp 14-27
Abstract

For 3535 zebu calves in 4 herds in Cuba, birth weight averaged 29.3, 29.8, 31.1 and 29.9 kg, body weight at 3 months of age 78.8, 79.8, 86.0 and 101.8 kg, and body weight at 6 months 119.4, 121.8, 139.9 and 166.1 kg, the effect of herd being significant for all weights except birth weight in herd 1 ...

Author(s)
Rico, C.; Planas, T.; Menchaca, M.
Citation
Cuban Journal of Agricultural Science, 1984, 18, 3, pp 239-251