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Research Article

Comparison of Two Methods for the Measurement of Medial and Lateral Metapodial Bones in Karagouniko Sheep (Ovis aries, L. 1758) and Hellenic Goat (Capra hircus, L. 1758)

Table 4

Mean ± SE of the lengths (cm) of medial and lateral metapodial bones in sheep and goats measured with the 2-dimensional method.

Metapodial bonesMedialLateral

Metacarpal sheep14.55 ± 0.19a14.58 ± 0.18a
Metatarsal sheep15.70 ± 0.24a15.77 ± 0.24b
Metacarpal goats11.67 ± 0.15a11.71 ± 0.15b
Metatarsal goats12.47 ± 0.15a12.57 ± 0.15b

Different superscripts at the same row denote significant difference.

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