Body morphometric measurements in Murrah crossbred buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis)

  title={Body morphometric measurements in Murrah crossbred buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis)},
  author={Breno Ara{\'u}jo de Melo and Isabele de Melo Nascimento and Lays Thayse Alves dos Santos and Luciano Gomes de Lima and Filipe Chagas Teod{\'o}zio de Ara{\'u}jo and Raisa Rodrigues Santos Rios and Alberto de Gusm{\~a}o Couto and Angelina Bossi Fraga},
  journal={Journal of Applied Animal Research},
  pages={1307 - 1312}
ABSTRACT The morphometry study contributes to the comprehension of the animal conformation. The objective of this research was to study the morphometric measurements of crossbred female Murrah buffaloes, aiming to give subsidies to the study of the relations between their body structures and productive or reproductive performances. The morphometric body measurements studied were: the breast width (BW), thigh width (THW), hip width (HW), rump width (RW), rump length (RL), animal depth (AD), body… Expand
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