Table 2

Average overall weight gain (WG) by batch1
Batch Type2 No.3 WG (kg)4 SD5 CV (%)6
1 BCB 39 31.72 29.07 91.67
2 BCB 34 31.76 29.23 92.03
3 BCB 32 23.72 29.21 123.14
4 BCB 19 24.68 27.33 110.73
KB 13 36.58 29.99 82.01
5 BCB 17 8.24 22.95 278.68
KB 10 4.20 12.02 286.11
6 BCB 39 24.46 32.02 130.92
F1 35 39.82 29.66 74.47

1The average overall weight and coefficient of variation is for BC, KB and F1 cattle from initial weight (WTI) to the final weight in the last one month of study.

2Type, genetic type.

3No., number of animals;

4WG, weight gain;

5SD, standard deviation;

6CV, coefficient of variation (%).

Orenge et al.

Orenge et al. BMC Genetics 2012 13:87   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-13-87

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