Study effect of lambing type , lamb sex , consecutive and early weaning on growth and body measurements lambs of Arabi sheep


The study was conducted at the Agric. research station, Agric. College, Al-Muthanna, during the 10/11/2015 to 10/2/2016. The objective of this study was to detect the type of birth (single and twin), baby sex, weaning (progressive and early) and the growth of Arabi lambs sheep.  The results showed weight increases of 0.252 kg per day, where the single births exceeded the twin births (4.5 kg for single births) and 4.01 kg for twins. From birth up to  weaning single births sustained superiority over twin in  gained eight (32.03 kg per individual and 22.5 kg M for twins). The males exceeded females at birth weight (4,58 kg for males, 4.01 for females). In weaning, males maintained their superiority over females (30.10 kg for males and 28.8 kg for females), at p≤0,05 between all studied traits.

Ahmed J. Al-yasery, Agric. College, Al-Muthanna Univ

       Hadi A. Hassooni. AL-Brkat,   Agric. College, Al-Muthanna Univ

    Hameed A. wadah Agric. College, Al-Muthanna Univ

         Baseem .F.Shaker, Agric. College, Al-Muthanna Univ


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