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 caprinos da raça Moxotó
Total of animals registered  816
Total by taxonomy 
  Bovidae Capra hircus Moxotó (816)
Active animals  114
Unit of semen/embyos  2676, of 16 animals
Unit of DNA/Tissues  18182, of 138 animals
Descriptor Name (number of animals) 
  Horn status (phenotypic) (339)
  Birth weight (593)
  Number born (501)
  Weaning weight (522)
  Mature scrotal circumference (11)
  Litter size (120)
  Mature weight (30)
  Presence of beard (250)
  Presence of wattles (220)
  Nasal Mucosa pigmentation (204)
  Ewe weight at lamb weaning (315)
  Adjusted 60-day weight (1)
  Does the animal is being used for any scientific experimentation (28)
  Coat color/pattern at birth (244)
  Coat color/pattern with 24 months (40)
  Presence of wool (74)
  Hull pigmentation (252)
  Ewe weight at lamb birth (102)