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Purebred and crossbred calves (n=3,871) were selected that were born in the sub-region of the Pantanal of Aquidauana (Brazil), derived from Nellore, Brangus, Wagyu, and 1/2 Brangus + 1/2 Nellore cows, which were artificially inseminated by bulls of the Aberdeen Angus, Red Angus, Brangus, Nellore,...

Author(s)
Fialho, F. R. L.; Rezende, M. P. G. de; Souza, J. C. de; Silva, R. M. da; Oliveira, N. M. de; Silveira, M. V. da
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Maringá, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiarum - Animal Sciences, 2015, 37, 4, pp 437-442
Abstract

For 15 515 Nelore and Charolais × Nelore calves in 2 herds in Brazil, birth weight averaged 32.02 and 30.12 kg respectively, and for 14 481 calves of the 2 types, body weight at weaning averaged 207.32 and 192.75 kg respectively and daily preweaning gain 650 and 604 g. All traits were significantly ...

Author(s)
Alencar, M. M. de; Trematore, R. L.; Leite Oliveira, J. de A.; Almeida, M. A. de
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia, 1998, 27, 1, pp 40-46
Abstract

For 695 Caracu and Caracu × Charolais calves (with 50, 75 or 87.5% Caracu inheritance) and Charolais and Charolais × Caracu calves (with 50, 75 or 87.5 Charolais inheritance) born in Brazil in 1981-95, birth weight averaged 29.2, 32.2, 31.6, 33.6, 33.3, 32.4, 34.8 and 33.9 kg respectively. For 595...

Author(s)
Perotto, D.; Cubas, A. C.; Moletta, J. L.; Lesskiu, C.
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia, 1998, 27, 4, pp 730-737
Abstract

Data on 3032 Large White piglets born in Brazil in 1984-87 were analysed. Piglet mortality to 21 days of age ranged from 7.1% to 99.7% for males and from 6.6 to 100% for females, and it was significantly higher for piglets with a low birth weight (<1.1 kg for females and <1.4 kg for males)...

Author(s)
Fireman, F. A. T.; Siewerdt, F.
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia, 1997, 26, 3, pp 479-484
Abstract

For 484 Polwarth ewes, lambing in 1979-92, gestation length averaged 148.5 days. Of lambs born, 258 were male and 226 female, and 102 lambings resulted in the birth of twins. The birth weight of 492 lambs averaged 2.74 kg and was significantly affected by sex of lamb, litter size, parity and year...

Author(s)
Lanzoni, N. A.; Queiroz, S. A.; Albuquerque, L. G.; Garcia Sobrinho, A.; Andrade, A. F.
Citation
Ars Veterinaria, 1996, 12, 2, pp 178-187
Abstract

From birth to weaning, 114 calves from primiparous Nelore × Devon cows were grazed on native pasture at a stocking rate of 0.7, 0.8 or 0.9 cow equivalents (400 kg body weight) per hectare. Calf birth weight averaged 29 kg, and was significantly affected by the sex of calf × age of dam interaction,...

Author(s)
Gottschall, C. S.; Lobato, J. F. P.
Citation
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Zootecnia, 1996, 25, 1, pp 36-45
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 65 Morada Nova (MN), 45 Santa Inês (SI) and 58 Brazilian Somali lambs, the time from birth to the 1st sucking averaged 22.2, 48.4 and 28.8 min resp., the difference between the SI lambs and those of the other 2 breeds being significant. Type of birth (single or twin) or sex of lamb had no...

Author(s)
Silva, A. E. D. F.; Nunes, J. F.
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Reprodução Animal, 1985, 9, 2, pp 63-74
Abstract

Of 442 Ideal [Polwarth] lambs born in Brazil during a 3-yr period, 89.4% survived to weaning vs. 78.2% of 124 Suffolk lambs. For male and female Ideal lambs, birth weight averaged 3.8 and 3.5 kg resp. vs. 3.6 and 3.5 kg for Suffolk males and females , and weaning weight (at 126 days) averaged 17.8...

Author(s)
Roda, D. S.; Santos, L. E. dos; Campos, B. do E. S. de; Sanchez, M. J. F.
Publisher
Departmento da Producao Animal, Secretaria da Agricultura, Industria e Comercio, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Boletim de Indústria Animal, 1981, 38, 1, pp 31-43

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