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The effects of udder type, calving assistance (CA) and other factors on preweaning average daily gain (ADG) and weaning weight of beef composites were analysed. Cows with medium or large, well attached udders weaned faster growing and heavier (P<0.05) calves than cows with small udders or bottle ...

Goonewardene, L. A.; Wang, Z.; Price, M. A.; Yang, R. C.; Berg, R. T.; Makarechian, M.
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Livestock Production Science, 2003, 81, 1, pp 47-56

Sex-of-calf and age-of-dam effects on birth weight, preweaning av. daily gain and 180-day weaning weight, and age-of-dam effects on yearling weight, postweaning av. daily gain in males , and 18-month weight in females were studied in a Hereford and a beef synthetic population. The effects of breed, ...

Sharma, A. K.; Willms, L.; Hardin, R. T.; Berg, R. T.
Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 1982, 62, 3, pp 699-708