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Table 2 The differences of growth performance between yaks and cattle-yaks

From: Comparative study of growth performance, nutrient digestibility, and ruminal and fecal bacterial community between yaks and cattle-yaks raised by stall-feeding

Items Groups SEM P-value
YAK CAY
Initial BW, kg 179.30 208.00 7.013 0.011
Final BW, kg 210.00 247.80 8.819 0.004
DMI, kg/d 4.77 5.02 0.116 0.014
ADG, kg/d 0.51 0.65 0.034 0.005
FE 9.38 7.67 0.392 0.062
  1. BW body weight, DMI dry matter intake, ADG average daily gain, SEM standard error of mean, YAK yaks (n = 10), CAY cattle-yaks (n = 10). FE = DMI/ADG