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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the morphological traits of Shami goats based on sex

From: Some body measurements as a management tool for Shami goats raised in subtropical areas in Egypt

Traits Shami goats (n = 30) Male (n = 15) Female (n = 15)
Mean SE SD CV (%) Mean SE SD Mean SE SD
LBW 34.43 1.95 10.68 31.01 35.40a 3.05 11.82 33.46a 2.51 9.73
HG 76.43 1.85 10.18 13.31 78.73a 3.04 11.79 74.13a 2.07 8.03
WH 64.96 1.18 6.51 10.02 64.80a 1.94 7.54 65.13a 1.43 5.56
BL 76.26 1.84 10.09 13.23 77.80a 2.54 9.86 74.73a 2.69 10.43
CD 34.83 0.74 4.06 11.65 35.80a 1.06 4.12 33.86a 1.00 3.88
SC 8.40 0.21 1.19 14.16 8.86a 0.36 1.40 7.93b .180 .700
HEL 17.93 0.31 1.74 9.70 18.06a 0.45 1.75 17.80a .450 1.78
PG 33.20 0.69 3.82 11.50 32.93a 2.13 8.28 33.46a 2.11 8.20
NC 33.06 1.20 6.62 20.0 36.26a 1.93 7.48 29.86b .920 3.58
  1. Superscripts a and b mean within rows are significantly different (P < 0.05)
  2. SD standard deviation, SE standard error, CV coefficient of variation