Mother No.

 

No. of pups alive

 

Av. Pup Weight.

 

Sex Ratio

 

No. of pups alive

 

Av. Pup weight

 

Sex Ratio

 

No. of pups alive

 

Av. Pup weight

 

Sex Ratio

 

No. of pups alive

 

Av. pup weight

 

Sex Ratio

 

No. of  Pups Alive

 

Av. Pup Weight

1

5

1.49

1:4

5

2.27

1:4

5

3.22

1:4

5

5.59

1:4

5

7.28

2

7

1.44

3:4

7

1.61

3:4

7

2.46

3:4

6

4.71

3:3

6

5.36

3

7

1.45

4:3

7

2.18

4:2

6

1.90

4:2

5

5.58

4:1

5

7.05

4

3

1.82

2:1

3

2.08

2:1

3

4.08

2:1

2

5.31

1:1

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5

7

1.46

5:2

7

2.16

5:2

7

3.10

5:2

7

4.34

5:2

7

7.41

Avg.

5.8
+0.72

1.53
+0.05

50%
50%

5.8
+0.70

2.04
+0.67

52%
48.%

5.30
+0.67

2.95
+0.35

52%
48%

5.0
+0.64

5.10
+0.52

51.2%
48.7%

4.60
+0.73

5.22
+0.92

Student’s t test: *Significant difference (p<0.05)** highly significant difference (p<0.01)
Table 2b: Neonatal observation of mice born to mothers given 1/100 concentration of sludge leachate.