Table 1

Number and average age of new does entering the herd each year per breed
Boer Kiko Spanish
Entry year does, n age, yr does, n age, yr does, n age, yr
2003-04 41 2.2 38 2.2 47 2.6
2004-05 26 2.4a 13 2.2 4 2.0
2005-06 14 2.0 13 2.0 8 2.0
2006-07 34 2.1 11 2.0 11 2.0
2007-08 17 2.0 17 2.0 9 2.0

aThe maximum age of doe entries for any group was 3 years except for the 2004–05 Boer entry group in which four 4-yr-old does were added to the herd.

Pellerin and Browning

Pellerin and Browning BMC Veterinary Research 2012 8:136   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-136

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