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Table 1 Gestation length, delivery, feeding method, and weight from birth to weaning of the Brahman calves

From: Morbidity-mortality and performance evaluation of Brahman calves from in vitro embryo production

Group Gestation length1 Delivery Method of feeding colostrum       
   Eutocic Dystocic Direct Indirect Birth weight2 W303 W60 W90 W120 W210
IVP 294 ± 6.6a* 80% (64/80) 20% (16/80) 92.5% (74/80) 7.5% (6/80) 41 ± 5.8a 75 ± 13.5a 100 ± 14.4 130 ± 18.5 160 ± 21.4 221 ± 27.4
AI 287 ± 6.7b 95% (19/20) 5% (1/20) 95.0% (19/20) 5.0% (1/20) 38 ± 4.7b 67 ± 10.8b 94 ± 18.1 124 ± 20.2 157 ± 23.4 215 ± 32.9
  1. 1 Mean gestation length (days)
  2. 2Mean birth weight (kg)
  3. 3Mean weight (kg) at 30 (W30), 60 (W60), 90 (W90), 120 (W120), and 210 (W210) days after delivery
  4. *Different letters (a, b) indicate significant difference (P < 0.05) between IVP and AI groups