Maternal effects due to cytoplasmic inheritance in dairy cattle. Influence on milk production and reproduction traits

@inproceedings{Huizinga1986MaternalED,
  title={Maternal effects due to cytoplasmic inheritance in dairy cattle. Influence on milk production and reproduction traits},
  author={H. A. Huizinga and S. Korver and B. T. Mcdaniel and R. D. Politiek},
  year={1986}
}
Abstract The objectives of this study were to determine the importance of effects of cytoplasmic origin on milk production and reproduction traits. Cow families at the experimental farm originated from randomly collected calves from 240 herds in two breeding districts. Cytoplasmic origin was defined as the first animal in the traced, maternal lineage. Milk production of 290 cows in first lactation from 1976 to 1982 was used. Reproduction records of the same cows as nulliparous and primiparous… CONTINUE READING

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