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Preweaning growth traits and neonatal weakness (NW) were studied in Red (RB, n=82) and Grey Brahman (GB, n=37) calves. At birth, males calves were heavier than females (31.6±0.9 vs. 28.5±0.8 kg; P<0.002), calves experiencing NW were lighter (29.0±1.1 vs. 31.2±0.6 kg; P<0.06) than normals, and ...

Author(s)
Landaeta, A. J.; Rae, D. O.; Olson, T. A.; Ferrer, J. M.; Barboza, M.; Archbald, L.
Publisher
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Montpellier, France
Citation
Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Montpellier, France, August, 2002. Session 2, 2002, pp 0-4
Abstract

Data on 1170 crossbred criollo calves with 50-75% of Brahman, Charolais or Simmental breeding were analysed. Preweaning mortality ranged from 10.0 to 17.8%, and 29% of deaths occurred from 91 days of age to weaning. Although the differences between the breed types were not significant, calves with...

Author(s)
Martínez, A.; Gabaldón, L.
Publisher
Universidad Nacional Experimental del Tachira, San Cristobal, Venezuela
Citation
VI Congreso Venezolano de Zootecnia - 20 al 24 de Noviembre de 1990, San Cristobal, Venezuela, 1990, pp GR-16
Abstract

Data on body weights were collected from Korean Black (KB), Brahman and Santa Gertrudis (SG) cattle and their crossbreds during 1974-85. Breed and sex significantly affected body weight, withers height, body length and chest girth at birth and at 3 and 6 months of age. Year of birth significantly...

Author(s)
Kim, D. C.; Kim, J. K.; Lee, H. S.; Paik, Y. K.
Citation
Korean Journal of Animal Sciences, 1987, 29, 2, pp 59-71