EFFECT OF SEX ON GROWTH PARAMETERS OF NAGA LOCAL PIG
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A study was conducted to assess the effect of sex on growth attributes such as body
weight, body length, heart girth and height at wither growth in Naga local pig at birth,
weaning and adult stage. These attributes were collected through measurement and field
survey. The results revealed that there was significant difference between the male and
female in different age groups except body weight at weaning and heart girth at weaning
and at adult stage. Growth parameters were significantly higher in male than in female
animal in three stages.
Key Words: Local indigenous pigs, growth attributes, Nagaland.
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