Studies on linear body measurements of gaolao calves in the breeding tract of Maharashtra

DOI: 10.18805/ijar.B-3690    | Article Id: B-3690 | Page : 1109-1112
Citation :- Studies on linear body measurements of gaolao calves in the breeding tract of Maharashtra.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2019.(53):1109-1112
R.U. Wagh, B.M. Thombre and A.T. Shinde rajeshwagh8@gmail.com
Address : Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairy Science Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, College of Agriculture, Parbhani-431 402, India.
Submitted Date : 10-07-2018
Accepted Date : 12-02-2019

Abstract

The body measurement and body weight of Gaolao calves at various stages of growth were studied for both male and female at different location in the breeding tract. The idea is to obtain the real picture of the breed in the breeding tract. The body measurements play an important role in judging calves and often help in predicting probable value of the calves. Body length and height at wither are the measures of bone growth while chest girth is measures of development of muscles, bone and fat and it has close relationship with the live body weight.

Keywords

Body length Body weight Judging calves Body measurement.

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