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Research article - Peer-reviewed, 2012

Changes in mean scrotal circumference in performance tested Swedish beef bulls over time

Eriksson, Pernilla; Lundeheim, Nils; Söderquist, Lennart

Abstract

Conclusions: In conclusion, our results indicated an increase in the SC over time, which improves the possibilities to obtain performance tested beef sires in Sweden with the potential for achieving better fertility results.

Keywords

Andrology; Cattle; Genetics; Testicles; Scrotal circumference; Beef bull

Published in

Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica
2012, volume: 54

Authors' information

Eriksson, Pernilla
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Clinical Sciences
Lundeheim, Nils
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Clinical Sciences

UKÄ Subject classification

Clinical Science
Genetics and Breeding

Publication Identifiers

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/1751-0147-54-74

URI (permanent link to this page)

https://res.slu.se/id/publ/41761