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Table 3 Performance of WAD gravid does during pregnancy

From: Influence of time of feeding on dam performance prepartum and postpartum and its impact on its kids

Parameters Morning Noon Evening SEM P value
Initial weight (kg) 11.64 12.01 10.88 0.451 0.627
Final weight (kg) 20.6 19.25 20.22 0.562 0.641
Average daily gain (g) 74.71 60.38 77.77 4.567 0.273
Total weight gain (kg) 8.97 7.25 9.33 0.554 0.273
Daily feed intake (g) 462.08 444.43 422.64 20.471 0.77
Total feed intake (kg) 55.12 52.89 50.30 2.462 0.762
Feed conversion ratio 6.13 7.56 5.53 0.413 0.105
Daily forage intake (g) 85.11 84.13 76.53 3.518 0.596
Total forage intake (kg) 10.13 10.01 9.11 0.428 0.596
Daily concentrate intake (g) 376.97 360.3 346.11 17.863 0.812
Total concentrate intake (kg) 44.86 42.86 41.19 2.129 0.812
Gestation period (days) 142.75 143.75 141.24 0.839 0.509
Number of offspring 1.00 1.00 1.00 0.000
Dam weight postpartum (kg) 18.90 18.25 18.70 0.511 0.889
Weight of kids at birth (g) 1327.25 1209.00 1398.50 175.45 0.999