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Title: Breeding Better Beef. 3. Influence of Mating System on Preweaning Performance of Calves
Authors: Reimer, D.
Nolan, J C Jr.
Campbell, C.M.
Keywords: animal performance
beef cattle
cattle breeds
Issue Date: Jul-1987
Publisher: University of Hawaii
Citation: Reimer D, Nolan JC, Campbell CM. 1987. Breeding better beef. 3. influence of mating system on preweaning performance of calves. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 15 p. (Research Extension Series; RES-077).
Series/Report no.: Research Extension Series
Abstract: The primary objective of this study was to compare preweaning performance of calves produced under Hawaiian range conditions by five different mating systems: straightbreeding, backcrossing, two-breed crossing, three-breed crossing, and four-breed crossing. Secondary objectives were to estimate the effects of breed of sire, breed of dam, age of dam, year of birth, and heterosis on preweaning performance of calves.
Pages/Duration: 15 pages
ISSN: 0271-9916
Appears in Collections:Research Extension Series, 1980 - 1997

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