The relationship between birth and weaning weight in kids of Malawian local goats, Boer and their crosses
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Ayoade, J.A. and Butterworth, M.H. 1982. The relationship between birth and weaning weight in kids of Malawian local goats, Boer and their crosses. Tropical Animal Production 7(2): 113-115.
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Anassessment of the relationship between does’ weights at parturition, birth weight and weaning weight, in kids of Malawian local, Boer and their crosses was investigated. Birth and weaning weights for male kids were 3.8 and 20.2 (Boer), 2.6 and 16.3 (Malawian local), 2.9 and 16.0 (Malawian x Boer); while for female kids were 3.7 and 18.7, 2.3 and 15.4, 2.5 and 15.2 for the Boer, Malawian local and their crosses respectively. Birth weight and weaning weight were positively and significantly (p