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The effect of litter size on birth weight, weaning weight and some puberty traits



The effect of litter size on birth weight, weaning weight and some puberty traits



3rd World Congress on Genetics applied to Livestock Production, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA, July 16-22, 1986 XI Biotechnology, selection experiments, parameter estimation, design of breeding systems, management of genetic resources: 134-138



For 40 Javanese Thin-tailed single, twin and triplet ewe lambs, birth weight averaged 2.41+or-0.391, 1.78+or-0.399 and 1.59+or-0.276 kg resp., and weaning weight 8.7+or-2.56, 6.9+or-1.39 and 7.4+or-1.42 kg (both P<0.01).

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