Abstract

Analysis of weight measurements made on cattle belonging to the local "creole" zebu^ breed have been conducted in Guadeloupe. The results of pre-weaning growth rate and fattening evolution of weight suggest this breed could be of great interest for meat production, specially on pasture. Such systems could use in a best way the adaptability of the breed to tropical constraints.
 

M. Naves, F. Vallee

Proceedings of the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Volume XIV. Dairy cattle genetics and breeding, adaptation and conservation., , 320–323, 1990
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