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    • Biometrical multivariate study of the Zambian indigenous Fat-tailed sheep. 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Mwaanga, Edwell S.; Caballero-Sala, Marta; Sabaté, J.; Valenzuela, Sílvia (Academic Journals, 2013-11-12)
      Body weight and twelve body measurements taken on fifteen ewes and five rams of the Zambian indigenous Fat-tailed were analysed. The sheep were extensively managed in the Southern and driest part of Zambia. The aim of the ...
    • La 'Fardasca': ¿una nueva población ovina en España? 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Sabaté, J.; Kucherova, Irina (Red CONBIAND, 2011-01-03)
      A no previously referenced relict sheep population from southwest of Spain is described. From eighteen adult ewes, considered as pure animals, we obtained twenty lineal measurements and the individual live weight. According ...
    • Live weight estimation of fat-tailed indigenous ewes from Southern Zambia 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Mwaanga, Edwell S.; Caballero-Sala, Marta; Valenzuela, Sílvia; Sabaté, J. (Indian Council of Agricultural Research, 2013)
      Body measurements can be used to predict live weight fairly well in a situation where weighbridges are not available (Goonerwardene and Sahaayuraban 1983). The accuracy of functions used to predict live weight or growth ...
    • Live weight estimation of Gwembe goat (Capra hircus) from measurement of thoracic girth 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Mwaanga, Edwell S.; Caballero-Sala, Marta; Sabaté, J.; Valenzuela, Sílvia (African Association of Veterinary Anatomists, 2012)
      Thoracic girth was taken and corre-lated with live weight from 41 goats (30 females and 11 males) in South Zambia under on farm condition. Live weight was estimated using a linear model. Coefficient of determination (R2) ...
    • Shape, not only size, differentiate wild and domestic ovis 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Sabaté, J. (Indian Journal of Applied Research, 2013-07-01)
      The skulls of 74 specimens of different species and domestic breeds of Ovis were analysed by means of geometric morphometric methods in a two-dimensional view of their lateral aspect. Specimens were grouped a priori into ...