Reference : Correlations of longevity evaluation with type traits in Walloon Region.
Scientific congresses and symposiums : Paper published in a book
Life sciences : Animal production & animal husbandry
Life sciences : Genetics & genetic processes
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/18149
Correlations of longevity evaluation with type traits in Walloon Region.
English
Vanderick, Sylvie mailto [Université de Liège - ULiège > Sciences agronomiques > Zootechnie >]
Croquet, Coraline [Université de Liège - ULiège > Sciences Agronomiques > Zootechnie > >]
Mayeres, Patrick [Association Wallonne de l'Elevage > > > > > >]
Soyeurt, Hélène mailto [Université de Liège - ULiège > Sciences agronomiques > Zootechnie >]
Gengler, Nicolas mailto [Université de Liège - ULiège > Sciences agronomiques > Zootechnie >]
2006
Proceedings of the 8th World Congress on Genetics Applied to LivestockProduction, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 13-18 August, 2006
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International
85-60088-01-6
8th World Congress on Genetics Applied to LivestockProduction
13-18 August, 2006
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais
Brazil
[en] longevity ; correlation ; conformation traits
[en] Approximated genetic correlations between direct longevity and type traits were computed for a sire Holstein population. Data were based on results for type traits (77,965 records) and for direct longevity (74,289 records) from the INTERBULL routine run of November 2005. Most of type traits presented a high relationship with direct longevity (from 0.06 up to 0.29). The strongest positive correlation with longevity was for udder depth (0.29) and the strongest negative correlation was for chest depth (-0.21). According the different results, an animal with a good direct longevity seemed to be smaller and less heavy than an animal with a shorter longevity.
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http://hdl.handle.net/2268/18149
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