FR 36. Effects of sex on the body weight to differents ages in west-african lambs breds in venezuelan tropic

  • Armando Quintero La Universidad del Zulia, Venezuela
  • Julio Boscan La Universidad del Zulia, Venezuela
  • Roberto Palomares La Universidad del Zulia, Venezuela
  • A. Gonzalez La Universidad del Zulia, Venezuela
  • J. Boissiere E. E. Palmichal. C. Petroquimico El Tablazo, Venezuela


One hundred tirty four lambs (L) and 137 ewe lambs (EL) West-African were used to find the effect of sex on body weight at different ages. The information was taken from «Palmichal S. C.» Experimental station, located in El Hornito, at Miranda county, Zulia state, Venezuela, characterized as very dry tropical forest. The evaluation was done from 1993 to 1995. Least square means from analysis of variance was done to analize the data. The body weight at weaning (90 days) was affected (P<.05) by sex (L: 11.89 kg, EL: 10.36 kg). The others body weight were not affected by sex.


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Quintero, Armando, Julio Boscan, Roberto Palomares, A. Gonzalez, and J. Boissiere. 2005. “FR 36. Effects of Sex on the Body Weight to Differents Ages in West-African Lambs Breds in Venezuelan Tropic”. Latin American Archives of Animal Production 5 (3).