Table 2: Relationship between mean weights of ovaries with breed and body condition score.

Mean weight of ovariesBreedBCSAverage ± SDP-value
(1-2) n=27(3) n=49(4-5) n=19

Mean weight of right ovary (g)Gudali n=33(8) 4.39 ± 0.29(15)4.40± 0.30(9) 3.98± 0.324.27 ± 0.18β0.04
White Fulani n=30(10)2.75± 0.29(17)3.84± 0.32(4) 4.28± 1.083.52 ± 0.24α0.07
Red Fulani n=32(9)2.76 ± 0.26(17)3.72± 0.36(6)4.08± 0.293.52 ± 0.22α0 .09
Average ± SD3.24 ± 0.213.97 ± 0.194.06 ± 0.233.75 ± 0.21α__
P-value0.000.030.92 ____

Mean weight of left ovary (g)Gudali(8) 3.69± 0.39(15)3.76± 0.38(9)3.55± 0.303.68 ± 0.21α0.92
n=33
White Fulani n=30(10)2.75± 0.29(17)3.40± 0.30(4)4.57± 1.103.35 ± 0.21α0.09
Red Fulani n=32(9) 2.76± 0.26(17)3.02± 0.23(6) 3,19± 0,173.91 ± 0.14α0.21
Average ± SD3.00 ± 0.163.38 ± 0.173.60 ± 0.243.32 ± 0.19α __
P-value0.10.250.01 __ __

Total mean weight of ovaries (g)Gudali(8) 4.04 ± 0.28(15)4.08± 0.29(9) 3.77± 0.183.97 ± 0.16α0.02
n=33
White Fulani n=30(10)2.82± 0.14(17)3.62± 0.24(4) 4.42± 0.623.43 ± 0,18α0.07
Red Fulani n=32(9) 2.64± 0.10(17)3.37± 0.26(6) 3.63± 0.183.21 ± 0.16α0.07
Average ± SD3.12 ± 0.163.79 ± 0.133.83 ± 0.15 3.58 ± 0.14__
P-value0.000.200.02____

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).