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- Muuttoranta, Kirsi, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Journal of dairy science 2019 v.102 no.9 pp. 8184-8196
- Holstein; animal models; breeding value; calving; conception rate; dairy cows; female fertility; genetic correlation; heifers; heritability; insemination; parity (reproduction); phenotype; sires; variance
- ... Genetic evaluation of female fertility in Danish, Finnish, and Swedish dairy cows was updated in 2015 to multiple-trait animal model evaluation, where heifer and cow fertility up to third parity are considered as separate traits. A model for conception rate was also developed, which required variance component estimation for Nordic Holstein and Nordic Red Dairy Cattle. We used a multiple-trait mul ...