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Table 3 Effect of melatonin implantation on the reproductive performance of Inner Mongolian cashmere goats1

From: Effects of melatonin implantation on cashmere yield, fibre characteristics, duration of cashmere growth as well as growth and reproductive performance of Inner Mongolian cashmere goats

Item Treatment S.E.M3 P-value
Control Melatonin
Kidding date March 14, 2014 March 16, 2014 5.10 0.68
Litter size2 1.13 1.00 0.13 0.35
Birth weight, kg 3.22 3.14 0.29 0.77
  1. 1Values are means of nine replicates per treatment
  2. 2Litter size = mean no. of kids per birth
  3. 3S.E.M = Standard error of the mean