A study on the fattening traits of Sonmez type lambs


KAYMAKCI M., Taskin T. , KIZILAY E.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCES, vol.26, no.4, pp.933-938, 2002 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.933-938

Abstract

This study was conducted to determine the fattening performance of Sonmez type lambs weaned on average at 60 5 days old Sixty lambs were put into four different pens as single males (15) single females (15) twin males (15) and twin females (15) and the fattening period was 56 days in length The daily weight gains were 282 14 g 242 49 g 207 31 g and 179 99 g for single males single females twin males and twin females respectively The average daily weight gain in Sonmez type lambs was 227 98 g Feed efficiency levels in Sonmez lambs were 3 98 4 32 4 49 and 4 63 for single males single females twin males and twin females respectively The average feed efficiency value in Sonmez type lambs was found to be 4 35.