Journal of Veterinary Medicine / 2017 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

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

Table 5

Multivariable regression analysis of testicular and epididymal parameters of Long-eared Somali bucks in Ethiopia.

ParameterPredictorsS. errorBetaSig.Adjusted

TWConstant22.41.8711.90.930.870.87
SC1.000.170.365.82
BW1.190.130.559.02
BCS0.910.280.113.21

TLConstant0.210.141.55ns0.960.920.92
SC0.010.010.030.06ns
BW0.190.010.9119.2
BCS0.080.020.114.02

TDConstant0.170.121.46ns0.960.930.93
SC0.020.010.901.93ns
BW0.160.010.8919.4
BCS−0.020.02−0.03−1.09ns

EWConstant−0.220.73−0.30ns0.820.680.67
SC0.150.070.222.21
BW0.330.050.636.49
BCS0.120.110.010.13ns

TVConstant50.04.8710.30.360.130.13
SC1.140.450.412.54
BW−0.410.34−0.19−1.19ns
BCS1.560.741.971.97ns

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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