Multivariate Analysis of Morphological Traits of Local Goats in Central Java, Indonesia

Document Type : Research Articles


Laboratory of Animal Genetics, Breeding and Reproduction, Faculty of Animal Science and Agriculture, Diponegoro University, Tembalang Campus, Semarang, 50275, Indonesia


The objective of this research was to discriminate four local breeds of goat in Central Java-Indonesia using multivariate analysis. Data from eight morphological traits of four goat breeds, namely Kejobong goat (JG), Etawa Grade goat (EGG), Kacang goat (KG) and Jawarandu goat (RG) originated from Purbalingga, Purworejo, Grobogan and Pemalang regencies, respectively, were used. One hundred and sixty six animals were used as materials, in which they were classified into two groups, namely young group (


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