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Table 1.

Beginning and ending body masses, L4 vertebra lengths and zygomatic arch (ZA) widths

Mass (g)
L4 length (mm)
ZA width (mm)
LittersBeginEndBeginEnd% Change*BeginEnd% Change*Total
Breeder 02-02 45.0 47.5 4.13 5.07 22.7 18.08 19.26 6.5 
Breeder 02-04 33.5 59.7 3.55 5.75 62.0 17.74 20.91 17.9 
Breeder 02-05 45.5 56.3 4.07 4.79 17.7 19.68 19.73 0.3 
Nonbreeder 02-13 30.0 39.6 3.40 3.86 13.5 16.90 18.89 11.8 
Male Breeder 02-01 41.5 37.9 4.00 4.13 3.3 18.89 19.46 3.0 – 
Male Nonbreeder 02-15 24.3 36.9 3.74 3.87 3.5 18.04 17.97 -0.4 – 
Est. Breeder, BG Queen 42.9 51.7 5.49 5.84 6.4 – – 12 – 
Est. Breeder, C1 Queen 59.7 55.8 5.27 5.48 4.0 20.34 21.37 5.1 6 
Mass (g)
L4 length (mm)
ZA width (mm)
LittersBeginEndBeginEnd% Change*BeginEnd% Change*Total
Breeder 02-02 45.0 47.5 4.13 5.07 22.7 18.08 19.26 6.5 
Breeder 02-04 33.5 59.7 3.55 5.75 62.0 17.74 20.91 17.9 
Breeder 02-05 45.5 56.3 4.07 4.79 17.7 19.68 19.73 0.3 
Nonbreeder 02-13 30.0 39.6 3.40 3.86 13.5 16.90 18.89 11.8 
Male Breeder 02-01 41.5 37.9 4.00 4.13 3.3 18.89 19.46 3.0 – 
Male Nonbreeder 02-15 24.3 36.9 3.74 3.87 3.5 18.04 17.97 -0.4 – 
Est. Breeder, BG Queen 42.9 51.7 5.49 5.84 6.4 – – 12 – 
Est. Breeder, C1 Queen 59.7 55.8 5.27 5.48 4.0 20.34 21.37 5.1 6 
*

Percentage increase over length of study

C1 Queen was an established (Est.) breeder when we acquired her. The number listed does not include litters in previous facilities

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