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Table 2 Effects of sex on backgroundgrowth performance of cattle

From: Effects of different dietary energy and protein levels and sex on growth performance, carcass characteristics and meat quality of F1 Angus × Chinese Xiangxi yellow cattle

Item Steer Heifer SEM P
Initial BW, kg 149.19 149.10 5.24 ns
Final BW, kg 299.61 288.05 7.99 ns
DMI, kg/d 5.04 5.10 0.02 ns
ADG, kg 0.82 0.74 0.03 ns
FCR 6.33 7.39 0.49 ns
  1. Significance: ns not significant (P > 0.05).