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Goats native to Kerala, Malabari breed and its improvement Alpine × Malabari appear to be unsuitable to be meat genotype capable of contributing to meat goat industry which has huge scope and potential in Kerala State. Present study tested the viability and fitness traits of Alpine × Malabari (AM)...

Author(s)
Jeeva, L.; Nandakumar, P.; Remya, R.
Publisher
Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai, India
Citation
Tamilnadu Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, 2011, 7, 5, pp 234-238
Abstract

For 1010 Large White piglets born in 125 litters during 1980-84, birth weight averaged 1.23 kg in ♂♂ and 1.21 kg in ♀♀. Weaning weight in 319 ♂♂ and 347 ♀♀ averaged 10.52 and 10.07 kg resp. Sex had a significant effect on weaning weight, while year and season of birth had significant effects on...

Author(s)
Rai, A. V.; Desai, M. S.
Citation
Kerala Journal of Veterinary Science, 1985, 16, 2, pp 11-18
Abstract

From data collected on 275 calves during 1974-81, overall mortality from birth to 3 months of age was 21.45%. In the first 3 months of life, it averaged 11.64, 9.35 and 1.83% resp. In winter, summer and the monsoon, it averaged 25.93, 19.35 and 12.84% resp. It was 25.74% in males and 14.39% in...

Author(s)
Dwivedi, V. K.; Sisodia, B. V. S.; Kumar, S.
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 1983, 53, 2, pp 202-203