## Table 4 |
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Effect of doe breed on whole-herd cumulative productivity at different stayability
endpoints per available doe^{a} |
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Breed of doe |
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Item |
Boer |
Kiko |
Spanish |

Stayability: Year 2 | |||

Does available, n | 132 | 92 | 79 |

Total kids weaned^{b}, n |
1.43 ± 0.18^{x} |
2.45 ± 0.31^{y} |
2.62 ± 0.34^{y} |

Total weight weaned^{b}, kg |
27.0 ± 1.8^{x} |
48.1 ± 2.2^{y} |
45.6 ± 2.4^{y} |

Stayability: Year 3 | |||

Does available, n | 115 | 75 | 70 |

Total kids weaned^{b}, n |
2.08 ± 0.28^{x} |
3.60 ± 0.48^{y} |
3.84 ± 0.52^{y} |

Total weight weaned^{b}, kg |
39.3 ± 2.9^{x} |
70.7 ±3.5^{y} |
66.1 ± 3.7^{y} |

Stayability: Year 5 | |||

Does available, n | 67 | 51 | 51 |

Total kids weaned^{b}, n |
3.24 ± 0.34^{x} |
6.09 ± 0.58^{y} |
6.21 ± 0.61^{y} |

Total weight weaned^{b}, kg |
57.1 ± 5.7^{x} |
110.8 ± 6.4^{y} |
99.8 ± 6.5^{y} |

^{a}Does with opportunity to reach a stayability endpoint.

^{b}Least square mean ± se.

^{x,y}Means within a row not sharing a common superscript differ (*P* < 0.001).

Pellerin and Browning

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