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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
Abstract

For 1857 and 1339 Tabapuã calves in 2 herds, birth weight averaged 30.35±0.35 and 31.90±0.42 kg resp., 90-day weight 92.80±0.88 and 91.60±1.27 kg, and 205-day weight 166.95±1.60 and 159.29±1.74 kg. Daily gains averaged 694±7 and 663±10 g from birth to 90 days, 666±7 and 621±7 g from birth to 205...

Author(s)
Ledic, I. L.
Publisher
Escola Veterinária de Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Citation
Efeitos de meio e estimativas de parâmetros genéticos do crescimento pré-desmama de bezerros da raça Tabapuã., 1983, pp 125 pp.