Table 1: Weight, body composition, and skeletal growth measurements in male and female offspring of ewes undernourished before (UN-61-0), before and after (UN-61-30), or after (UN-2-30) mating (day 0) compared with offspring of normally fed ewes ( ).

MaleFemale
NUN-61-0UN-61-30UN-2-30NUN-61-0UN-61-30UN-2-30

Birth weight (kg)##
12-week weight (kg)
GV first 12 wks
(g·kg−1·day)
22.9
17.9
10-month weight (kg)
PM live weight aged 3-4 years (kg)###
% fat mass###
% lean mass###
Perirenal fat (g)###
Shoulder height (cm)
Body length (cm)
Chest circumference (cm)
Abdominal circumference (cm)
Hind limb length (cm)##

* , ** , *** for comparison with .
# , ## , ### for difference between males and females.