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Abstract

The objective of the present study was to estimate (co)variance components, heritabilities and genetic and phenotypic correlations for yearling weight (YW), scrotal circumference (SC) and frame score (FS) of Simmental and Simbrah young bulls from Mexico. All traits were adjusted to 365 d according...

Author(s)
Torres-Vázquez, J. A.; Manzanilla Pech, C. I. V.; Borrayo Zepeda, A.; Ríos-Utrera, Á.; Vega-Murillo, V. E.; Martínez-Velázquez, G.; Baeza Rodríguez, J. J.; Montaño-Bermúdez, M.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2012, 3, 3, pp 291-298
Abstract

The results are presented of 8 performance tests carried out in Mexico between 1992 and 2000, using crossbred bulls maintained on pastures with energy-protein supplementation. 220 mixed breed bulls were used (15-40 animals per test), representing various crosses between Charolais, Simmental,...

Author(s)
Osorio-Arce, M. M.; Segura-Correa, J. C.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2003, 15, 6, pp article 6