Comparing Post-Partum Growth by Body Weight between Sex and Litter Size of Agouti (Dasyprocta Leporina) Offspring from Birth to 360 Days Old

Riyadh Mohammed, Asad Mohammed, Letetia Addison, Isaac Dialsingh, Kavita Kameela Sant, Gary Wayne Garcia
2019 Current Research in Agricultural Sciences  
Article History Keywords Litter size Sex Growth rate Average daily gain Offspring Growth models. Contribution/Originality: This study is one of very few studies which have investigated the growth and development of agouti offspring along a 360 day period and compared the growth rates of sexes and litter sizes to the Gompertz , Logistic and Von Bertalanffy growth models. common growth curves used to measure rodents and mammals were the Gompertz, Logistic and Von Bertalanffy. Gompertz and
more » ... ompertz and Logistic curves both shared the similar "S-shaped" form while the Gompertz function is symmetric
doi:10.18488/journal.68.2019.62.121.134 fatcat:eh2nmxqgzzbt7fvcchlkfs43bq