Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation

Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Food Supply

In Situ Conservation Summary

Repository  Embrapa Caprinos e Ovinos
City / State Sobral / Ceará
Collection name  Núcleo de conservação in situ de ovinos da raça Santa Ines
Total of animals registered  2170
Total by taxonomy 
  Bovidae Ovis aries Santa Ines (2170)
Active animals  250
Unit of semen/embyos  4811, of 19 animals
Unit of DNA/Tissues  27032, of 839 animals
Descriptor Name (number of animals) 
  Horn status (phenotypic) (911)
  Birth weight (1288)
  Fleece color/pattern (4)
  Litter size (1795)
  Mature scrotal circumference (18)
  Mature weight (10)
  Number weaned (77)
  Weaning weight (931)
  Presence of beard (840)
  Presence of wattles (913)
  Nasal Mucosa pigmentation (1361)
  Ewe weight at lamb weaning (661)
  ID_Male used for mating season (156)
  Adjusted 60-day weight (162)
  Does the animal is being used for any scientific experimentation (207)
  Fleece color/pattern at birth (1204)
  Fleece color/pattern with 24 months (482)
  Presence of wool (177)
  Hull pigmentation (326)
  Thoracic girth (2)
  Wither height (2)
  Testes/pattern (97)
  Ewe weight at lamb birth (401)
  FecGE Mutation Genotype (GDF9 gene) (376)