ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ON GROWTH TRAITS OF NALI SHEEP

DOI: 10.5958/j.0976-0555.48.1.016    | Article Id: B-2379 | Page : 75-77
Citation :- ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ON GROWTH TRAITS OF NALI SHEEP.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2014.(48):75-77
Abed M. Albial*, Jai Singh, D.P. Singh and Ram Niwas albialbhu@gmail.com
Address : Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Institute of Agricultural Science Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi- 221 005, India

Abstract

The objective of this study was to evaluate the  effect some environmental factors on birth weight, weaning weight and daily gain weight in Nali lambs. Data from 77 records were analysed. Results showed that birth weight (BW), weaning weight (WW), average daily gain at pre-weaning (ADG1) and average daily gain at post-weaning (ADG2) were influenced by year and season of lambing, sex of lambs, and parity of dam. Birth weight of lambs born during the year 2008 was significantly heavier (2.49±0.04 kg) than year 2007 (2.21±0.05 kg). Also WW and ADG1 in 2008 were significantly (P

Keywords

Birth weight Environmental factors Nali sheep growth.

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