1. Taylor, S.C.S. Genetic Aspects of Mammalian Growth and Survival in Relation to Body Size; University of Queens land: Brisbane, 1987.

2. Butterfield, R.M. New Concepts of Sheep Growth;

Department of Vet Anatomy, University of Sydney: Epping, NSW Australia, 1988.

3. Taylor, S.C.S. Genetic size scaling rules in animal growth. Anim. Prod. 1980, 30, 161 165.

4. Thonney, M.L.; Arnold, A.M.; Ross, D.A.; Schaaf, S.L.; Rounsaville, T.R. Energetic efficiency of rats fed low or high protein diets and grown at controlled rates from 80 to 205 grams. J. Nutr. 1991, 121, 1397 1406.

5. Hogue, D.E. A sheep production model for maximum nutritional efficiency. In Proceedings of the Sheep Industry Development Symposium; Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center: Wooster, OH, 1968; 1 20.

6. Oberbauer, A.M.; Arnold, A.M.; Thonney, M.L. Geneti cally size scaled growth and composition of Dorset and Suffolk rams. Anim. Prod. 1994, 59, 223 234.

7. Berg, R.T.; Butterfield, R.M. New Concepts of Cattle Growth; John Wiley & Sons: New York, 1976.

8. Grobet, L.; Martin, L.J.; Poncelet, D.; Pirottin, D.; Brouwers, B.; Riquet, J.; Schoeberlein, A.; Dunner, S.; Menissier, F.; Massabanda, J.; Fries, R.; Hanset, R.; Georges, M. A deletion in the bovine myostatin gene causes the double muscled phenotype in cattle. Nat. Genet. 1997, 17, 171 174.

9. Cockett, N.E.; Jackson, S.P.; Snowder, G.D.; Shay, T.L.; Berghmans, S.; Beever, J.E.; Carpenter, C.; Georges, M. The callipyge phenomenon: Evidence for unusual genetic inheritance. J. Anim. Sci. 1999, 77, 221 227.

10. Duckett, S.K.; Snowder, G.D.; Cockett, N.E. Effect of the callipyge gene on muscle growth, calpastatin activity, and tenderness of three muscles across the growth curve. J. Anim. Sci. 2000, 78, 112836 112841.

0 0

Post a comment