J Adv Vet Anim Res 2021 Mar 10;8(1):164-172. Epub 2021 Mar 10.
Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, Central University of Technology, Bloemfontein, South Africa.
Objectives: The objective of this study was to assess the relationship between pelvic measurements, namely pelvic height (PH), pelvic area (PA), and pelvic width, and linear body measurement traits, such as hindquarters width, rump length (RL), hip height (HH), body weight (BW), shoulder height, chest depth (CD), body length, and also calve birth weight (CBW) under different calving ease scores, namely no assistance, gently pull, and hard pull.
Material And Methods: A total of 51 first calf Sussex heifers at 24 months old, weighing approximately 440 ± 40.26 kg, were used for this study. Read More