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Correlation between Various Udder Measurements and Milk Components in Morkaraman, Tuj and Awassi Sheep

Correlation between Various Udder Measurements and Milk Components in Morkaraman, Tuj and Awassi Sheep

Doğan Türkyılmaz1,*, Selçuk Özyürek2,Nurinisa Esenbuğa1 and Mustafa Yaprak1

1Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Atatürk University, Erzurum, Turkey
2Çayırlı Vocational School, Erzincan University, Erzincan, Turkey

*  Corresponding author: dogan.turkyilmaz@atauni.edu.tr

 

Fig. 1.

Udder measurements scheme (Akcapinar et al. 2008).

Fig. 2.

Udder types in sheep (Epstein 1985; Dogan et al. 2013). 1, Cylindrical udder, udder teats are upward and lateral; 2, Cylindrical udder, udder teats are downwards and inclined; 3, Pear-shaped udder, udder teats are downwards and inclined; 4, Pear-shaped udder, udder teats are downwards and horizontal; 5, Udder teats are big, udder which is downwards and vertical; 6, Udder teats are upward and inclined udder.

Fig. 3.

Linear scores of udder traits (Caja et al. 1981).

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

October

Vol. 50, Iss. 5, Pages 1601-1998

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