Postnatal growth of Brown hare (Lepus europaeus) in a South Italy rearing centre

The aim of this work is to describe the postnatal growth performance (period from birth to weaning) in Brown hare (Lepus europaeus) leverets in a rearing centre of Southern Italy. Three morpho- metric variables (body weight, hind foot length and ear length) were measured weekly from birth to wean- i...

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Main Authors: Pierangelo Freschi, Valter Trocchi, Emilio Gambacorta, Carlo Cosentino, Cristina Rugge, Egidio Mallia
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Taylor & Francis Group 2010-01-01
Series:Italian Journal of Animal Science
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Online Access:http://www.aspajournal.it/index.php/ijas/article/view/577