EurekaMag.com logo
+ Site Statistics
References:
52,725,316
Abstracts:
28,411,598
+ Search Articles
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
EurekaMag Most Shared ContentMost Shared
EurekaMag PDF Full Text ContentPDF Full Text
+ PDF Full Text
Request PDF Full TextRequest PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter
Follow on Google+Follow on Google+
Follow on LinkedInFollow on LinkedIn

+ Translate

Skinfold thickness, condition score and tritiated water space in Boran cattle


ILCA Bulletin (30): 8-9
Skinfold thickness, condition score and tritiated water space in Boran cattle
For 29 Boran cows with a body weight of 350+or-62.1 kg, the correlation of anal skinfold thickness with body fat percentage (estimated by tritiated water dilution) was not significant, and it is concluded that condition score is the best indicator of nutritional status.


Accession: 001684922



Related references

The usefulness of skinfold thickness v. condition score for estimating body fat content in Boran cattle. Animal Production 48: 4-6, 1989

A note on the usefulness of skinfold thickness v. condition score for estimating body fat content in boran cattle. Animal Production 48(1): 234-236, 1989

Relationships between body weight, condition score and heart girth changes in Boran cattle. Tropical Animal Health and Production 19(2): 115-120, 1987

Skinfold thickness measurement using a caliper. II. Standard values for subcutaneous skinfold thickness in 2-14-year-old healthy children. Monatsschrift für Kinderheilkunde 120(9): 350-353, 1972

Study on skinfold thickness of school children in some developing countries. 1. Skinfold thickness of Libyan boys. Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental 11: 1064-1072, 1962

Study on skinfold thickness of school children in some developing countries. 2. Skinfold thickness of Moroccan boys. Metabolism. 11: 1072-1076, 1962

Study on skinfold thickness of school children in some developing countries I Skinfold thickness of Libyan boys. 1962

Study on skinfold thickness of school children in some developing countries. II, Skinfold thickness of Moroccan boys. Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental 11: 1072-1076, 1962

Comparative pharmacokinetics of diminazene in noninfected Boran (Bos indicus) cattle and Boran cattle infected with Trypanosoma congolense. Antimicrobial Agents and ChemoTherapy 37(5): 1050-1055, 1993

Estimation of body water and fat in cattle using tritiated water space and live weight with particular reference to the influence of breed. Journal of Agricultural Science 101(2): 257-264, 1983