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Morphometric and Phylogenic Analysis of Six Population Indonesian Local Goats

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Author(s): A. Batubara | R. R. Noor | A. Farajallah | B. Tiesnamurti | M. Doloksaribu

Journal: Media Peternakan
ISSN 0126-0472

Volume: 34;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 165;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: morphometrics | discriminant analysis | local goats

ABSTRACT
The research objectives were to characterize morphometric and genetic distance between populations of Indonesian local goats. The morphological discriminant and canonical analysis were carried out to estimate the phylogenic relationship and determine the discriminant variable between Benggala goats (n= 96), Marica (n= 60), Jawarandu (n= 94), (Kacang (n= 217), Muara (n= 30) and Samosir (n= 42). Discriminant analysis used to clasify body weight and body measurements. In the analysis of variance showed that body weight and body measurement (body length, height at withers, thorax width, thorax height, hert girth, skull width and height, tail length and width, ear length and width) of Muara goats was higher (P
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