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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 ...
    • 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) ...