EFFECT OF SEX ON GROWTH PARAMETERS OF NAGA LOCAL PIG


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Authors

  • N. SAVINO Department of LPM, School of Agricultural Sciences and Rural Development, Nagaland University, Medziphema 797 106, Nagaland
  • Z. CHUSI Department of LPM, School of Agricultural Sciences and Rural Development, Nagaland University, Medziphema 797 106, Nagaland
  • P. PERUMAL Department of LPM, School of Agricultural Sciences and Rural Development, Nagaland University, Medziphema 797 106, Nagaland

Abstract

ABSTRACT
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.

Author Biographies

  • N. SAVINO, Department of LPM, School of Agricultural Sciences and Rural Development, Nagaland University, Medziphema 797 106, Nagaland

    Corresponding Author: School of Agricultural
    Sciences and Rural Development, Nagaland
    University, Medziphema-797 106, Nagaland.



  • P. PERUMAL, Department of LPM, School of Agricultural Sciences and Rural Development, Nagaland University, Medziphema 797 106, Nagaland
    ICAR- National Research Centre on Mithun,
    Jharnapani 797 106, Nagaland.

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26-08-2017

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05-09-2017

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SAVINO, N., CHUSI, Z., & PERUMAL, P. (2017). EFFECT OF SEX ON GROWTH PARAMETERS OF NAGA LOCAL PIG. Indian Journal of Animal Production and Management, 31(1-2). https://epubs.icar.org.in/index.php/IJAPM/article/view/73678