Journal of Veterinary Medicine / 2017 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Body Weight and Scrotal-Testicular Biometry in Three Indigenous Breeds of Bucks in Arid and Semiarid Agroecologies, Ethiopia

Table 1

Mean body weight, body condition, and scrotal and testicular measurements in bucks of three breeds in arid and semiarid agroecologies, Ethiopia (mean ± SD).

MeasurementsBreeds
Afar LES WG Overall

Scrotal circumference20.5 ± 2.1021.4 ± 1.6720.6 ± 1.9320.8 ± 1.94
Testicular volume67.1 ± 6.7769.8 ± 5.8367.3 ± 5.9268.1 ± 6.18
Testicular length4.47 ± 0.905.44 ± 0.554.99 ± 0.574.97 ± 0.79
Testicular weight67.6 ± 3.4974.8 ± 5.8167.6 ± 3.9770.0 ± 5.66
Body weight19.7 ± 2.1624.5 ± 2.7121.9 ± 1.8422.1 ± 2.98
Epididymal weight10.7 ± 1.2011.1 ± 1.447.92 ± 1.069.09 ± 1.88
Testicular diameter4.06 ± 0.244.59 ± 0.494.19 ± 0.394.28 ± 0.45
Body condition score2.52 ± 0.712.59 ± 0.502.54 ± 0.712.55 ± 0.68

Means in the same row and with different superscript have significant difference (). LES: Long-eared Somali; WG: Woyto-Guji.

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