Prenatal and postnatal maternal contributions to reproductive, maternal, and size-related traits of beef cattle.

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Brown Swiss-Hereford (BS-H) reciprocal cross embryos were transferred to BS and H recipient cows and Red Poll-Angus (RP-A) reciprocal cross embryos were transferred to RP and A recipient cows to estimate the relative contributions of ovum cytoplasm and uterine influences to prenatal maternal effects. Calves resulting from embryo transfers (ET) were weaned… (More)

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@article{Gregory1991PrenatalAP, title={Prenatal and postnatal maternal contributions to reproductive, maternal, and size-related traits of beef cattle.}, author={Keith E. Gregory and Ralph R. Maurer}, journal={Journal of animal science}, year={1991}, volume={69 3}, pages={961-76} }