publication . Article . 2002

Effects of herd origin, AI stud and sire identification on genetic evaluation of Holstein Friesian bulls

Luigi Gallo; Paolo Carnier; Giovanni Bittante; Riccardo Dal Zotto; Martino Cassandro;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2002
Abstract
<p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 8.0px Verdana;">The purpose of this study was to estimate the effects of herd origin of bull, AI stud and sire identification number (ID)<span style="font: 12.0px Helvetica;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 8.0px Verdana;">on official estimated breeding values (EBV) for production traits of Holstein Friesian proven bulls. The data included 1,005<span style="font: 12.0px Helvetica;">&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 8.0px Verdana;">Italian Holstein-Friesian bulls, sons of 76 sires, born in 100 herds and progeny tested by 10 AI studs. Bulls were req...
Subjects
free text keywords: Dairy cows, Holstein breed, Genetic evaluation, Preferential treatment, Potential biases, Animal culture, SF1-1100, Animal Science and Zoology, Genetic merit, Progeny testing, Birth Year, Preferential treatment, Veterinary medicine, Animal science, Herd, Biology, Sire
Related Organizations
Any information missing or wrong?Report an Issue