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Breeds of Livestock: Comparitive Research Section: Breed Comparisons in the Germplasm Evaluation Program at MARC [Table 8]

Breeds of Livestock: Comparitive Research Section: Breed Comparisons in the Germplasm Evaluation Program at MARC [Table 8]

Breed Comparisons in the Germplasm Evaluation Program at MARC (Table 8)


TABLE 8. BREED GROUP MEANS FOR REPRODUCTION AND MATERNAL
PERFORMANCE OF CROSSBRED COWS

200-day weight
Breed
group
Number
births
Born
%
Weaned
%
Calvings
unassisted
%
Birth
wt
lb
per calf
weaned
lb
per cow
exposed
lb

Jersey 628 90 84 93 79 493 417
Longhorn 266 95 86 94 82 465 399

Orig. HAx 1,685 91 84 87 86 475 401
Curr. HAx 169 88 79 87 88 504 399
Red Poll 461 90 79 86 89 502 396
Devon 242 91 85 91 87 476 405
Shorthorn 183 93 87 90 94 529 460
Galloway 240 87 78 90 84 460 357

South Devon 603 88 85 85 91 492 419
Tarentaise 369 91 85 90 88 524 445
Pinzgauer 508 93 85 87 91 509 432

Brangus 238 90 86 86 87 495 425
Santa Gertrudis 170 90 82 94 84 504 413

Sahiwal 431 95 89 98 76 502 446
Brahman 519 94 86 99 83 539 463
Nellore 254 93 83 97 79 523 434

Braunvieh 681 92 85 92 91 534 454
Gelbvieh 429 95 87 89 90 533 464
Holstein 171 93 92 85 92 535 492
Simmental 872 89 83 83 91 521 433
Maine Anjou 468 94 86 89 96 522 449
Salers 263 92 86 92 90 527 453

Piedmontese 294 93 84 84 88 498 417
Limousin 851 89 82 88 88 484 397
Orig. Charolais 693 88 80 85 93 503 403
Curr. Charolais 264 89 80 91 91 507 404
Chianina 475 93 86 92 95 523 450






Breed Comparisons in the Germplasm Evaluation Program at MARC

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