publication . Article . 2002

INFLUENCE OF SOME NON GENETIC FACTORS ON BIRTH WEIGHT OF TEDDY GOAT KIDS

Asad Ullah Hyder, Pervez Akhtar and Khalid Zafar Gondal1;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2002 Journal: Pakistan Veterinary Journal (issn: 0253-8318, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
Abstract
Data on birth weight of Teddy goats maintained at the Livestock Production Research Institute, Bahadurnagar, were collected. A total of 1666 kidding records spread over a period of 25 years were available. Overall least square mean for birth weight was 1.44 ± 0.06 kg. The variation in birth weight due year and season of birth was significant. The winter born kids were heavier (1.46 ± 0.06 kg) than summer born kids (1.42 ± 0.06 kg). Least square mean for birth weight of male kids was 1.49 ± 0.06 kg and this value was higher than that for female kids ( 1.40 ± 0.06 kg), Birth weight was significantly (P<0.01) affected due to birth type and single born kids were the...
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Medical Subject Headings: humanitieshuman activities
free text keywords: Teddy Goats, Environmental effects. Birth weight, Animal culture, SF1-1100, Veterinary medicine, SF600-1100
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