Journal of Veterinary Medicine / 2017 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

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

Table 4

Multivariable regression analysis of testicular and epididymal parameters of Afar bucks in Ethiopia.

ParameterPredictorsS. errorBetaSig.Adjusted

TWConstant33.81.2726.60.930.870.86
SC0.380.070.225.79
BW1.230.060.7720.1
BCS0.580.160.123.68

TLConstant−4.070.31−12.90.940.880.87
SC0.240.020.5314.7
BW0.220.020.5314.7
BCS0.310.340.020.79ns

TDConstant1.830.0822.10.930.860.85
SC0.060.0040.5614.4
BW0.050.0040.4611.6
BCS0.030.010.123.43

EWConstant−0.50.58−0.86ns0.870.770.76
SC0.520.030.8717.2
BW−0.010.03−0.02−0.29ns
BCS0.140.070.081.93ns

TVConstant22.45.184.330.650.420.41
SC0.540.270.161.99
BW1.530.250.496.10
BCS1.830.650.192.84

BSC: body condition score, SC: scrotal circumference, TV: testicular volume, TL: testicular length, TW: testicular weight, BW: body weight, EW: epididymal weight, and TD: testicular diameter. , , , and ns: not significant.

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