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 Morada Nova
Total of animals registered  1411
Total by taxonomy 
  Bovidae Ovis aries Morada Nova (1411)
Active animals  149
Unit of semen/embyos  8479, of 53 animals
Unit of DNA/Tissues  36186, of 288 animals
Descriptor Name (number of animals) 
  Horn status (phenotypic) (732)
  Birth weight (1182)
  Fleece color/pattern (42)
  Litter size (1214)
  Mature scrotal circumference (17)
  Mature weight (20)
  Weaning weight (828)
  Presence of beard (766)
  Presence of wattles (763)
  Nasal Mucosa pigmentation (617)
  Ewe weight at lamb weaning (636)
  Adjusted 60-day weight (2)
  Does the animal is being used for any scientific experimentation (35)
  Number of lambs weaned (3)
  Fleece color/pattern at birth (771)
  Fleece color/pattern with 24 months (139)
  Presence of wool (187)
  Hull pigmentation (619)
  Thoracic girth (7)
  Wither height (1)
  Testes/pattern (240)
  Ewe weight at lamb birth (267)