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 Canindé
Total of animals registered  476
Total by taxonomy 
  Bovidae Capra hircus Canindé (476)
Active animals  89
Unit of semen/embyos  2375, of 8 animals
Unit of DNA/Tissues  9049, of 100 animals
Descriptor Name (number of animals) 
  Horn status (phenotypic) (232)
  Birth weight (385)
  Number born (304)
  Weaning weight (316)
  Mature scrotal circumference (6)
  Litter size (93)
  Mature weight (5)
  Presence of beard (34)
  Presence of wattles (1)
  Nasal Mucosa pigmentation (166)
  Ewe weight at lamb weaning (177)
  Coat color/pattern at birth (163)
  Coat color/pattern with 24 months (36)
  Fleece color/pattern at birth (2)
  Presence of wool (72)
  Hull pigmentation (132)
  Ewe weight at lamb birth (82)