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Table 3 Categorization of heifers according to findings in 126 sampled moose from southern Sweden

From: Reproductive characteristics in female Swedish moose (Alces alces), with emphasis on puberty, timing of oestrus, and mating

Prepubertal/Pubertal Age No. of animals Mean carcass weight (kg) Ovulation rate Proportion of mated animals Proportion of pregnant animals
Prepubertal 1.5 47 122.1 - - -
Pubertal 1.5 38 142.6 1.03 0.80 0.21
Prepubertal 2.5 3 161.0 - - -
Pubertal 2.5 21 159.7 1.22 0.88 0.19
Prepubertal 3.5 1 150.0 - - -
Pubertal 3.5 8 148.3 1.00 0.83 0.13
Pubertal 4.5 7 140.8 1.00 0.80 0.25
Pubertal 6.5 1 145.0 1.00 0 0
All prepubertal 1.5-3.5 51 125.5 - - -
All pubertal 1.5-6.5 75 147.3 1.08 0.85 0.23