Effect of reproduction in ewe Iambs on wool production
|Christian Crempien L.1 y Patricio Formás N.2|
The effect of pregnancy and lactation on wool production was studied in 36 ewe Iambs, of which 18 were pregnant and later in lactation. The effect was measured throught; staple lenght, fiber diameter and fleece weight. No significant differences in ihese variables were observed (P > 0.05). Also, no interaction was detected between physiological status and season, for fiber diameter.
|1 Estación Experimental La Platina (INIA), Casilla 439/3, Santiago, Chile. |
2 Actividad privada, Avda. Ossa 804. La Cisterna, Santiago, Chile.