Prediction of transmitting abilities for Holstein type traits.

  title={Prediction of transmitting abilities for Holstein type traits.},
  author={P M Vanraden and Eric L. N. Jensen and Thomas J Lawlor and Dennis Funk},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  volume={73 1},
Heritabilities and genetic and phenotypic correlations among 14 linear type traits were estimated from Holstein Association data by multiple trait REML. Data used for parameter estimation were records of 779,391 daughters of 871 sires included in the January 1988 sire evaluation. Each daughter was represented by her appraisal closest to 30 mo of age… CONTINUE READING