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Table 3 Effect of management systems on the morphological traits of Nigerian sheep breeds

From: Morphological and microsatellite DNA diversity of Nigerian indigenous sheep

  Semi intensive Extensive Intensive
  Balami Uda WAD Yankasa Balami Uda WAD Yankasa Balami Uda WAD Yankasa
BW 34.18 ± 1.14 35.76 ± 1.20 21.54.19.44 30.65 ± 1.03 - - 19.44 ± 3.77 26.00 ± 11.32 44.81 ± 1.45 48.58 ± 2.74 - 47.00 ± 8.00
BL 69.86 ± 2.39 95.43 ± 2.68 76.81 ± 5.14 90.23 ± 2.15 - - 77.00 ± 7.85 110.00 ± 23.56 109.54 ± 3.01 112.17 ± 5.71 - 116.00 ± 16.66
TL 41.94 ± 0.72 43.13 ± 0.80 20.11 ± 1.54 34.71 ± 0.64 - - 17.77 ± 2.36 38.00 ± 7.09 48.05 ± 0.90 48.76 ± 0.90 - 47.50 ± 5.02
WH 71.10 ± 0.95 73.03 ± 1.07 49.00 ± 2.05 66.99 ± 0.85 - - 49.94 ± 3.13 65.00 ± 9.39 73.31 ± 1.20 74.41 ± 2.27 - 69.5 ± 6.64
RW 73.08 ± 0.74 73.03 ± 0.84 52.33 ± 1.61 66.84 ± 0.67 - - 51.61 ± 2.45 69.00 ± 7.37 74.80 ± 0.94 78.23 ± 1.78 - 72.00 ± 5.21
CG 76.70 ± 0.98 78.86 ± 1.10 60.79 ± 2.12 73.44 ± 0.88 - - 63.00 ± 3.24 74.00 ± 9.73 80.82 ± 1.24 86.58 ± 2.36 - 80.00 ± 6.88
CD 25.54 ± 1.24 32.06 ± 1.40 24.02 ± 2.68 30.82 ± 1.12 - - 24.05 ± 4.09 32.00 ± 12.28 34.78 ± 1.57 36.58 ± 2.97 - 34.50 ± 8.68
RH 14.23 ± 0.23 14.26 ± 0.26 11.26 ± 0.513 13.50 ± 0.21 - - 11.94 ± 0.78 15.00 ± 2.35 15.13 ± 0.48 17.41 ± 0.57 - 15.00 ± 1.66
FCL 12.21 ± 0.38 15.65 ± 0.43 13.52 ± 0.82 15.06 ± 0.34 - - 13.27 ± 1.25 15.00 ± 3.77 15.13 ± 0.48 16.17 ± 0.91 - 14.50 ± 2.67
EL 15.03 ± 0.40 16.09 ± 0.45 13.04 ± 0.86 13.47 ± 0.36 - - 13.00 ± 1.31 12.00 ± 3.94 13.91 ± 0.50 15.14 ± 0.95 - 11.50 ± 2.78