Effect of sex and rearing system on the quality and mineral content of fiber from raeini cashmere goats

  title={Effect of sex and rearing system on the quality and mineral content of fiber from raeini cashmere goats},
  author={Mehrdad Shamsaddini-Bafti and M. Salehi and A. Maghsoudi and A. M. Tehrani and F. Mirzaei and Syed Mojtaba Syed Momen},
  journal={Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology},
  pages={20 - 20}
  • Mehrdad Shamsaddini-Bafti, M. Salehi, +3 authors Syed Mojtaba Syed Momen
  • Published 2011
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology
  • The aim of this study was to compare the quality characteristics and mineral content of the fiber from male and female cashmere goats raised under different management systems. Male and female Raeini cashmere goats (<1.5 years of age, n = 48) were selected from flocks raised at a government breeding station or raised commercially under either rural or nomadic conditions. The staple length, cashmere fiber diameter, coefficient of variation for fiber diameter, percentage of cashmere in a fleece… CONTINUE READING
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