Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation

Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Food Supply

In Situ Conservation Summary

Repository  Embrapa Tabuleiros Costeiros
City / State Aracaju / Sergipe
Collection name  Núcleo de conservação in situ de ovinos da raça Santa Ines
Total of animals registered  481
Total by taxonomy 
  Bovidae Ovis aries Santa Ines (481)
Active animals  352
Unit of semen/embyos  5668, of 21 animals
Unit of DNA/Tissues  27046, of 234 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)