Journal of Veterinary Medicine / 2017 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

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

Table 6

Multivariable regression analysis of testicular and epididymal parameters of Woyito-Guji bucks in Ethiopia.

ParameterPredictorsS. errorBetaSig.Adjusted

TWConstant22.972.0511.240.890.790.78
SC0.920.110.448.14
BW1.010.130.478.09
BCS1.080.290.163.74

TLConstant−2.210.19−11.40.950.910.91
SC0.020.010.071.96ns
BW0.280.010.9023.9
BCS0.010.030.010.49ns

TDConstant0.640.125.340.930.870.87
SC0.040.010.235.43
BW0.120.010.7216.4
BCS0.060.020.123.57

EWConstant−4.200.39−10.60.940.890.89
SC0.050.020.082.08
BW0.490.020.8620.4
BCS0.120.060.072.18

TVConstant24.954.805.190.690.470.46
SC2.290.270.748.61
BW−0.480.29−0.15−1.64ns
BCS1.830.680.192.72

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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