publication . Article . 2015

Maternal characteristics at birth and weaning in guinea pigs of the central coast of Peru

Humberto Rodríguez L.; Gustavo Gutiérrez R.; Mabel Palomino T.; Víctor Hidalgo L.;
Open Access Spanish; Castilian
  • Published: 13 Feb 2015
  • Publisher: Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos
Abstract
The study was carried out at the Cieneguilla guinea pig farm of La Molina National Agrarian University, Lima. The objective of the study were to evaluate the association of fixed factors such as season (E), parity (NP), and covariates such as maternal weight at parity (PMP), total born (TN), number of live births (LB) and age at weaning (EDC) with total born (TN), number born alive (NV), number weaned (ND), litter weight at birth (PCN), and litter weight at weaning (PCD), and to estimate phenotypic correlations between the maternal traits. Data was collected from 1302 litters collected from January 2009 to July 2010. Analysis of variance and F tests were perform...
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free text keywords: Cuyes, Perú, Granja de cuyes, Nacimiento, Destete, Cobaya, Sexo, Parto, Tamaño de la camada, Otras Ciencias Agrícolas, características maternales, peso de camada al nacimiento, peso de camada al destete, maternal characteristics, litter weight at birth, litter weight at weaning, Humanities, Geography, Demography
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publication . Article . 2015

Maternal characteristics at birth and weaning in guinea pigs of the central coast of Peru

Humberto Rodríguez L.; Gustavo Gutiérrez R.; Mabel Palomino T.; Víctor Hidalgo L.;