Table 2: Absolute and relative organ weights at post mortem in male and female offspring of ewes undernourished before (UN-61-0), before and after (UN-61-30) or after (UN-2-30) mating compared with offspring of normally fed ewes ( ).

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

Heart wgt (g)###
Heart: body wgt (g·kg−1)
Lung weight###
Lung: body wgt (g·kg−1)##
Kidney wgt (g)###
Kidney: body wgt (g·kg−1)#
Adrenal wgt (g)
Adrenal: body wgt (g·kg−1)
Pancreas wgt (g)###
Pancreas: body wgt (g·kg−1)#
Liver wgt (g)###
Liver: body wgt (g·kg−1)
Spleen wgt (g)#
Spleen: body wgt (g·kg−1)###
Brain
Brain: body wgt (g·kg−1)###
Gonad wgt (g)
Gonad: body wgt (g·kg−1)

Wgt: weight
* , ** , *** for comparison with
@ for comparison with UN-2-30
# , ## , ### for difference between males and females.