Growth patterns of Angus, Charolais, Charolais X Angus and Holstein X Angus cows from birth to maturity.

@article{Nadarajah1984GrowthPO,
  title={Growth patterns of Angus, Charolais, Charolais X Angus and Holstein X Angus cows from birth to maturity.},
  author={K Nadarajah and Thomas J. Marlowe and David Russell Notter},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  year={1984},
  volume={59 4},
  pages={957-66}
}
Growth patterns of 182 cows [73 Angus (AA), 31 Charolais (CC), 38 Charolais X Angus (CA) and 40 Holstein X Angus (FA)] were studied from birth to maturity. Breed type significantly affected weight and condition at all ages. Crossbred cows were heavier than AA and lighter in weight than CC cows (P less than .01) at all periods. Differences between CA and FA cows were small. The CA cows were somewhat heavier than FA cows, but when weight was adjusted for condition, these two groups reversed rank… CONTINUE READING