publication . Article . 2003

Características reproductivas de la cabra Colorada Pampeana

Gómez-Castro, A.G.; Bedotti, D.; Martos Peinado, José; Sánchez Rodríguez, M.;
Open Access Spanish; Castilian
  • Published: 01 Jan 2003
  • Publisher: Universidad de Córdoba, Servicio de Publicaciones
  • Country: Argentina
Abstract
Information on seven different flocks of the Colorada goat breed in La Pampa (Argentina) was recorded during three consecutive years (1995-1997) to estimate reproductive performance. On the average, reproductive indexes were: fecundity: 87.85 percent, fertility: 92.12 percent, actual prolificity: 1.897 and commercial prolificity: 1.752. There were no signifficant differences among years for any index. On the contrary, flocks differed for fecundity and fertility percentage. Buck percentage was on the average 1.71 percent, and duration of the mating period was about 5 months. Abortus percentage was on the average 4.45 percent, being significantly higher (12.31 per...
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free text keywords: Fecundidad, Adaptación al medio, Prolificidad, Fertilidad
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