Table 1: Relationship between follicle sizes with breed and body condition score.

Size of follicleBreedBCSAverage ± SDP-value
(1-2) n=27(3) n=49(4-5) n=19

Total of small follicleGudali n=33(8)17.75 ± 0.70 (15)18.73 ± 0.93(9)17.78 ± 0.6818.22 ± 0.50β0.64
White Fulani(10)17.20 ± 1.08(17)19.06 ± 0.70(4)16.00 ± 1.2918.10 ± 0.57β0.11
n=30
Red Fulani(9)15.78±0.57(17)16.53±0.58(6)16.17±0.3016.25±0.35α0.67
n=32
Average ± SD16.89 ± 0.4918.08 ± 0.44v16.89 ± 0.4517.26±0.46__
P-value0.270.030.18 ____

Total of medium follicleGudali(8)10.25 ± 0.75(15)10.07 ± 0.77(9)9.89 ± 0.5310.06± 0.42β0.95
n=33
White Fulani n=30(10)8.30 ± 1.04(17)8.71 ± 0.86(4)9.75 ± 0.758.71 ± 0.58α0.76
Red Fulani(9)10.33±0.70(17)10.53±0.52(6)9.50 ± 0.6110.28±0.35β0.57
n=32
Average ± SD9.56 ± 0.529.76 ± 0,429.74 ± 0.349.68 ± 0.42 __
P-value0.180.180.89 __ __

Total of large follicleGudali(8)0.63± 0.18(15)0.53± 0.13(9)0.44± 0.240.53 ± 0.10α0.81
n=33
White Fulani n=30(10)0.50 ± 0.16(17)0.59± 0.15(4)0.50±0.280.56 ± 0.10α0.91
Red Fulani(9)0.33±0.16(17)0.35± 0.11(6)0.33 ± 0.210.34 ± 0.08α0.99
n=32
Average ± SD0.48 ±0.090.49±0.070.42±0.130.46 ± 0.09__
P-value0.510.430.91____

x, y, and z: being on the same line, values affected with the same letter do not differ significantly (P > 0.05).
α, β, and ɤ: being on the same column, values affected with the same letter do not differ significantly (P > 0.05).