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    • An easy-to-measure condition factor proposed for domestic goats 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Kucherova, Irina (Global Researchers Journals, 2014-07-03)
      A proposal of an adapted Fulton's K of condition factor is proposed for goat breeds. The study included twenty five (25) adult animals of Catalan and forty-one (41) of Gwembe goat breeds, from which thoracic perimeters and ...
    • Area of origin, but not farm or sex, predicts horse carcass weight as a main effect 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (Islamic Azad University, Rasht Branch, Rasht, Iran, 2014-06-12)
      The aim of this study was to evaluate the differences between cold carcass weights (CCW) for the Catalan Pyrenean horse (Cavall pirinenc català) breed according to different variables: area of origin, farm, gender and age. ...
    • Body weight is an important trait for comparisons of goat breeds 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (Islamic Azad University, Rasht Branch, Rasht, Iran, 2015-06-12)
      Eleven goat breeds of different origin (10 Spanish and 1 African) were considered for this study: Zambian Dwarf, Azpi-Gorri, Blanca-Andaluza, Blanca-Celtibérica, Blanca de Rasquera, Catalana, Malagueña, Mon-caína, ...
    • Caracteres morfoestructurales de una raza caprina 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Kucherova, Irina (Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria, 2015-06-08)
      Quantitative characters based on 19 morphostructural variables from 23 adult females of the newly recovered «Cabra Catalana» goat were studied. The sample corresponded to animals located in the same foundational herd in ...
    • Características de la lana en las ovejas autóctonas Ibicenca Merino, Merino de Grazalema (España) y Merico Socorro (México) 

      Perezgrovas Garza, Raúl; Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Hummel, Janet; Zaragoza Martínez, María de Lourdes; Delgado, Juan Vicente (Red CONBIAND, 2011-01-03)
      As a part of broader program aiming to characterize wool in autochthonous Iberoamerican sheep breeds, this study had the objective of contrasting staple and wool fibre characteristics is Spanish breeds Ibicenca, Spanish ...
    • Comparación de modelos no lineales para describir curvas de crecimiento según sexo en el borrego Chiapas 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Caballero-Sala, Marta; Perezgrovas Garza, Raúl (Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria, 2015-01-01)
      The aim of this study was to establish the growth curves in ovine Chiapas breed according to sex. Three models were used: logistic, von Bertalanffy and Gompertz. Body weight data were obtained from 66 males and 79 females ...
    • Determinación de índices de similitud entre diversas razas caprinas ibéricas y la Catalana 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (Asociación Interprofesional para el Desarrollo Agrario, 2017-09-11)
      With the aim to know the position of 'Catalan goat' among Spanish caprines, its relationships with other 8 breeds -Spanish Alpine, Blanca Andaluza, Negra Serrana, Mesetas, Murciano-Granadina, Malagueña, Pyrenean and Blanca ...
    • Directional and fluctuating asymmetries in Cavall Pirinenc Català breed molars 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Reig, Eduard (Delamar Ediciones, 2015-04-09)
      Deviations from expected perfect symmetry in biological forms can occur, and organisms develop several kinds of asymmetries. Among others, there are fluctuating asymmetry (FA) and directional asymmetry (DA). Thirty-two ...
    • Directional and fluctuating asymmetries in domestic sheep skulls 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Bravi, R. (Medlife Scientific Press, 2014-06-22)
      Morphological symmetry and asymmetry of three different sheep geographical populations (n=39), managed under semi-extensive conditions, were decomposed using geometric morphometric methods, on dorsal aspect of skulls. ...
    • Discrete Sexual Dimorphism in Minorcan Horse 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Allés, C. (2015-09-07)
      In this research, the authors studied sexual dimorphism in the Minorcan horse, an autochthonous breed from Minorca Island in the Balearic archipelago (NW Mediterranean Sea). For this purpose, a twodimensional geometric ...
    • Does the application of geometric morphometric methods on skull allow a differentiation of domestic sheep breeds? 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (Medlife Scientific Press, 2014-12-27)
      Geometric morphometric methods (GMM) make it possible to study shape and size independently. The skulls of 58 adult specimens of different domestic breeds of Ovis were analysed by means of GMM in order to know if shape and ...
    • Estimating live weight of Chiapas breed for males and females 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Caballero-Sala, Marta; Pérezgrovas, R. (Medlife Scientific Press, 2014-11-24)
      Weight tapes and body weight estimation formulas are routinely used to determine the body weight of domestic mammals when a scale is not available. A sample of 145 animals (79 females and 66 males) of different ages (from ...
    • Geometric morphometric on dorsal aspect of skull does not differences between horned and polled domestic goats 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (Research India Publications (RIP), 2013)
      Few previous studies have explored caprine skulls using geometric morphometric (GM) methods, which enable the quantitative analysis and visualisation of shape changes in skeletal elements and provide an important compliment ...
    • Geometric Morphometrics to the Study of Skull Sexual Dimorphism in aLocal Domestic Goat Breed 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (OMICS International, 2015-11-20)
      The existence of sexual dimorphism in the White Rasquera goat breed has long been known, with males being larger than females. However, no study so far has explored this dimorphism separately in its size and shape components. ...
    • Índices sobre astas bovinas altamente discriminantes 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (Veterinaria Organización, 2010)
      Para este estudio fué examinada morfométricamente una pequeña muestra de veinte astas bovinas. A partir de las diferentes medidas lineales e índices obtenidos se aplicó un análisis de componentes principales (ACP) a fin ...
    • Morfología cefálica en fetos bovinos. Un estudio en la raza "Bruna dels pirineus" 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (Veterinaria Organización, 2009)
      Thirty heads of fetus belonging to "Bruna dels Pirineus" bovine breed were studied. Ten lineal measurements and four indexes were obtained in order to describe the cephalic conformation during fetal growth. Indexes related ...
    • Morfometria y diferenciación craneal. Un caso en ovis 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (Red CONBIAND, 2015-01-03)
      Techniques of traditional morphometry, based on the application of multivariate statistical methods on a set of linear variables, have been running since the appearance of personal computers. However, a variety of new ...
    • No functional sexual dimorphism in Minorcan horse assessed by geometric morphometric methods 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Allés, C. (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United NationsCambridge University Press, 2015-07-07)
      The existence of sexual dimorphism in the Minorcan horse, an autochthonous breed from Minorca Island in the Balearic archipelago (NW Mediterranean Sea), is established in the of oficial standard, with females being shorter ...
    • No morphologic differences in microtic ewes from Guatemala 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (World Science and Research Publishing, 2015-01-22)
      A sample of 39 native ewes belonging to different flocks, from different local communities of the Quetzaltenango Department in W Guatemala, were weighed and measured for thoracic girth, ear length, cannon perimeter, face ...
    • Osteometric study of the Rasquera White Goat 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (Taylor & Francis, 2013-11-14)
      An osteometric study was carried out on the skulls of 70 adult female goats belonging to the Rasquera White (Blanca de Rasquera) breed. A total of thirty eight linear measurements and 11 indices or ratios were analyzed. ...