Table 2

Reasons for doe exits from the study herd under the actual culling protocol
Breed
Cause of exit Boer Kiko Spanish Cause total
Death by illness, na 89 (80.9) 39 (84.8) 37 (82.2) 165 (82.1)
Culled, n 16 (14.6) 5 (10.9) 4 (8.9) 25 (12.4)
Death by accident, n 5 (4.5) 2 (4.3) 4 (8.9) 11 (5.5)
Breed total, n 110 46 45 201

aValue in parenthesis is the proportion of the column exit total represented by a particular cause of exit. Breeds did not differ (P > 0.30) for proportion of exits within any cause.

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

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