Characterization of the Boran and Sahiwal breeds of cattle for economic characters
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Journal of Animal Science;52(6): 1286-1293
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Results of a study conducted in the Rift Valley Province of Kenya comparing pedigree Boran & Sahiwal cattle in order to assess their potential as beef producing animals. Analyzes records on cows & their calves for reproductive characters such as age at first calving, calving interval & growth & maternal characters such as weaning weight, calf survival, cow mortality & productivity, & adjusted weight of heifers at 660 days.